What does Rotary mean?

Definitions for Rotary
ˈroʊ tə riRo·ta·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Rotary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundaboutnoun

    a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

    "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

  2. synchronous converter, rotary, rotary converteradjective

    electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa

  3. rotaryadjective

    relating to or characterized by rotation

    "rotary dial"

  4. circular, rotary, orbitualadjective

    describing a circle; moving in a circle

    "the circular motion of the wheel"

Wiktionary

  1. rotarynoun

    A traffic circle.

  2. rotarynoun

    Usually with a capital initial, short for Rotary movement, an international club for community service.

  3. rotaryadjective

    Having or being capable of having rotation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rotaryadjective

    turning, as a wheel on its axis; pertaining to, or resembling, the motion of a wheel on its axis; rotatory; as, rotary motion

    Etymology: [L. rota a wheel. See Roll, v., and cf. barouche, Rodomontade, Rou, Round, a., Rowel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rotary in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rotary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Rotary in a Sentence

  1. National University:

    Rotary winged aircraft are significantly less efficient at generating lift compared to their fixed wing counterparts [so] a viable 100 per cent solar rotary aircraft that can take-off and land vertically remains a major engineering challenge to date.

  2. Laura Mazza:

    Cathy continued to claimthat providing children with phones and screens causes them to grow up not normal. Cathy then revealed that she raised her children before iPads had been invented. Firing back, Mazza says she responded, I am a parent that grew up using a rotary phone. I am one that have seen the World Wide Web expand to what it is now. I have seen both sides of the coin, and now I am a parent in this world of one side. MOM SAYS THEATERS SHOULDNT ALLOW CERTAIN HAIRSTYLES AFTER TALL WOMAN WITH A BUN BLOCKED HER VIEW She continued to arguethat navigating this new world can be a very scary time. We are having to navigate this world without the support system that once existed. Ive had no support, no aunties and uncles sitting inside my house. No big village. The internet has become my village, and sometimes its a cruel one. I can spend time online and Im already told all the ways I am doing it wrong.

  3. Justin Bronk:

    All that's really gone is the fixed wing close air support attack jets, on the rotary side it's a substantially more formidable force than it was.

  4. Justine Haupt:

    The engineer used a 3D printer to create the cell phone case and added speed dialing buttons so Justine Haupt could call Justine Haupt husband and Justine Haupt mother at the click of a button. Justine Haupt also added an e-paper display to the phone so that Justine Haupt could see messages and missed calls. Space engineer Justine Haupt, 34, built a rotary dial mobile phone due to Justine Haupt dislike of the hyper connectivity associated with smartphones. ( SWNS) Justine Haupt wasnt planning on selling the phones, but Justine Haupt ended up creating a kit that users can use to put together their own version of the tiny phone -- minus the rotary dial, although a newer kit will be more inclusive -- after being inundated with emails from people who wanted to purchase the phone. It is actually my phone - I dont carry my flip phone with me anymore, i never expected to go viral with this.

  5. Jerry Walkowiak:

    At Chick-fil-A, we're about being the most caring company in the world, and when Mayor Haynie asked us to come over, we took a look at what was Mayor Haynie drive-thru system, we saw a little hiccup in their drive-thru system, and we needed some more people, so we gathered some of the wonderful Rotary volunteers and went down there and just was able to expedite the registration part.

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