What does Rotation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotation, rotary motion(noun)

    the act of rotating as if on an axis

    "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"

  2. rotation(noun)

    (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

  3. rotation, revolution, gyration(noun)

    a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

    "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"

  4. rotation(noun)

    a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.)

    "crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil"; "the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation"

Wiktionary

  1. rotation(Noun)

    The act of turning around a centre or an axis.

    The earth's rotation about its axis is responsible for its being slightly oblate rather than a sphere.

  2. rotation(Noun)

    A single complete cycle around a centre or an axis.

    Earth's moon completes a rotation every twenty-seven days or so.

  3. rotation(Noun)

    A regular variation in a sequence.

  4. rotation(Noun)

    An isometry that fixes precisely one point.

    The function mapping (x,y) to (uE000160810uE001y,x) is a rotation.

  5. rotation(Noun)

    The set of of a team.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rotation(noun)

    the act of turning, as a wheel or a solid body on its axis, as distinguished from the progressive motion of a revolving round another body or a distant point; thus, the daily turning of the earth on its axis is a rotation; its annual motion round the sun is a revolution

  2. Rotation(noun)

    any return or succesion in a series

  3. Rotation(adj)

    pertaining to, or resulting from, rotation; of the nature of, or characterized by, rotation; as, rotational velocity

  4. Origin: [L. rotatio: cf. F. rotation.]

Freebase

  1. Rotation

    A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center of rotation. A three-dimensional object rotates always around an imaginary line called a rotation axis. If the axis is within the body, and passes through its center of mass the body is said to rotate upon itself, or spin. A rotation about an external point, e.g. the Earth about the Sun, is called a revolution or orbital revolution, typically when it is produced by gravity.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Rotation

    Motion of an object in which either one or more points on a line are fixed. It is also the motion of a particle about a fixed point. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rotation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rotation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Zegan:

    Time is the measurement of the rotation of the Earths Surface around the Circumference of it's Axis.

  2. Jay Hahn:

    In-bee isn't flexible, her wrists aren't flexible so there's a limitation on her cocking. She also has limited trunk rotation... but she uses her swing to overcome her physical limitations.

  3. Trevor Plouffe:

    I think it was big for him and big for us, we know what kind of pitcher he is. He's got the track record and got everything we want in a pitcher. he throws strikes, works fast, he holds runners well. He's a big boost to our rotation.

  4. European Union:

    Tremosa and Schwab are not ideological against Google! We are against monopolies, unbundling is one of the ideas but we proposed several ideas of solutions that are on the table including a 'rotation mechanism' (and) legislation on search engines.

  5. Margaret Doyle:

    FMCG companies have always been perceived as having well-regarded graduate programmes, people are initiated through different parts of the business - they get to market shampoo, market washing powder, they experience a real rotation which is a great foundation.

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