rotating mechanism

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Noun1.rotating mechanism - a mechanism that rotates
bearing - a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
vane, blade - flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
cam - a rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion
circle, round - any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
Ferris wheel - a vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates; provides a ride at an amusement park
gyroscope, gyro - rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
rotor - rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils; "there are horizontal rotors on a helicopter or compressor rotors in a jet engine"
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According to the company, it has devised a non-rotating gantry in an ultra-compact proton cancer therapy system to bend the proton beam, without requiring a rotating mechanism. This non-rotating gantry, which uses a superconducting magnet as a bending magnet, allows the system to be downsized.
He also regretted those states' new step to undermine the forum's efforts and violate its main principles, particularly the 3 rd and 9 th articles which regulate the participation in its activities and the rotating mechanism among Member States.
Charlie was dining with his family when he became stuck between a wall and a rotating mechanism, which crushed his head and he died, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( reported.
The push-button crossbolt safety is joined by a rebounding hammer, and unlike most, Bond Arms derringers include a rotating mechanism to keep the barrel locked in place during firing.
The fan is powered with a small engine that requires 1.5 gallons of fuel per hour, while the hydraulic lift and rotating mechanism are run by DC power packs with a solar panel to provide backup power.
In lab testing, the device's patented rotating mechanism reduced initial push force and turning force by an average of 25%.
By enhancing the rigidity of the needle bar-area parts (patent pending) and having the feed mechanism and needle bar rotating mechanism servo-controlled, the operating time has been reduced, resulting in 13% reduction of the machine time compared with the conventional model.
He was removing the rust off a hitch pin, used to connect a trailer to a vehicle, when his glove got caught in the rotating mechanism, dragging in his hand.
The potentiometer, which is included with this model of Bosch VMC motor, is vital for incubator applications because it triggers the on/off electrical circuit for the incubator's timed rotating mechanism. Hatching eggs (fertile eggs) are rotated in large incubators to mimic the manner by which chickens and other fowl naturally, and frequently, turn over their laid eggs during that period when they sit on them (thereby incubating the eggs) and wait for their chicks to hatch.

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