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Related to rotational: Rotational inertia, Rotational energy, rotational flow, Rotational motion, Rotational spectroscopy
a. The act or process of turning around a center or an axis: the axial rotation of the earth.
b. A single complete cycle of such motion.
2. Mathematics A transformation of a coordinate system in which the new axes have a specified angular displacement from their original position while the origin remains fixed.
3. Regular and uniform variation in a sequence or series: a rotation of personnel; crop rotation.
a. The sequence in which the starting pitchers on a team pitch in games.
b. The pitchers used in such a sequence: a team with an excellent rotation.
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|Adj.||1.||rotational - of or pertaining to rotation; "rotational inertia"|
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