pivot, pivot man(noun)
the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot
"the golfer went to the driving range to practice his pivot"
turn on a pivot
A thing on which something turns; specifically a metal pointed pin or short shaft in machinery, such as the end of an axle or spindle.
Something or someone having a paramount significance in a certain situation.
Act of turning on one foot.
A player in with responsibility for co-ordinating their team in a particular jam.
To turn on an exact spot.
Origin: pivot, probably connected with Italian pivolo, "peg, pin", diminutive of piva, pipa, "pipe".
a fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns
the end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a watch
hence, figuratively: A turning point or condition; that on which important results depend; as, the pivot of an enterprise
the officer or soldier who simply turns in his place whike the company or line moves around him in wheeling; -- called also pivot man
to place on a pivot
Origin: [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See Pipe.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
piv′ut, n. the pin on which anything turns: the officer or soldier at the flank upon whom a company wheels: that on which anything depends or turns.—adj. Piv′otal, of the nature of a pivot: acting as a pivot.—n. Piv′ot-bridge, a form of swing-bridge moving on a vertical pivot.—adj. Piv′oted, furnished with a pivot or pivots.—ns. Piv′ot-gear′ing, a system of gearing permitting the driving-shaft to be swivelled so as to set the machine in any direction with relation to the power; Piv′ot-gun, a gun mounted on a pivot, so as to be able to turn in any direction; Piv′oting, the pivot-work in machines; Piv′ot-man, the soldier or officer who acts as a pivot (see Pivot). [Fr. dim. of It. piva, a pipe, a peg, a pin—Low L. pipa.]
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The numerical value of Pivot in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Pivot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The '70s are a pivot in how the U.S. deals with terrorism.
About three years ago, I realized the same threats we experienced overseas are now here. And we needed to pivot and direct our efforts to help those in churches and non-profits.
I spent my life learning how to protect others, about three years ago, I realized the same threats we experienced overseas are now here. And we needed to pivot and direct our efforts to help those in churches and non-profits.
The big jump in consumer confidence coupled with the recovery in stocks has gold dipping to $1,135 near the key $1,130 pivot, from which gold fell to lows of the move on the Sunday Night Massacre and subsequently regained last week.
You have to pivot towards what you want to say, and look at -- learn to interrupt in a way that doesn't sound like you're just oppressively rude, you've got to garner the space. You got to talk about what's important, and I'll do that. Whether I've got a consultant is not as relevant right now.
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- pivotarCatalan, Valencian
- Drehpunkt, drehen, AngelpunktGerman
- telg, pöörlemaEstonian
- tappi, kääntyäFinnish
- pivotement, pivot, pivoterFrench
- imperniare, pernoItalian
- kauhuri, kauroriMāori
- pivotare, pivotări, pivotRomanian
- [[гла́вный]] [[пункт]], враща́ться, штырь, сте́ржень, [[центр]] [[вращение, ось, верте́ться, [[ключево́й]] [[моме́нт]], [[верте́ться]]/[[враща́ться]] [[вокру́г]] [[свойRussian
- osovina, stožerSerbo-Croatian
- kärnpunkt, vändpunkt, vridning, svängtapp, medelpunkt, vändningSwedish
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