rotation, rotary motion(noun)
the act of rotating as if on an axis
"the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"
(mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin
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"
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"
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.
A single complete cycle around a centre or an axis.
Earth's moon completes a rotation every twenty-seven days or so.
A regular variation in a sequence.
An isometry that fixes precisely one point.
The function mapping (x,y) to (uE000160810uE001y,x) is a rotation.
The set of of a team.
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
any return or succesion in a series
pertaining to, or resulting from, rotation; of the nature of, or characterized by, rotation; as, rotational velocity
Origin: [L. rotatio: cf. F. 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
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)
The numerical value of Rotation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Rotation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- Umdrehung, RotationGerman
- περιστροφή, στροφήGreek
- kierto, pyörähdys, pyöriminenFinnish
- tour, rotationFrench
- 回転, 自転Japanese
- 回轉, 循環, 순환, 회전Korean
- തിരിയല്, ഭ്രമണംMalayalam
- draaiing, rotatieDutch
- поворот, оборот, вращениеRussian
- rotation, varvSwedish
- deveran, dönüş, devir, rotasyonTurkish
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