What does rotary mean?

Definitions for rotary
ˈroʊ tə riro·tary

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout(noun)

    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 converter(adj)

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

  3. rotary(adj)

    relating to or characterized by rotation

    "rotary dial"

  4. circular, rotary, orbitual(adj)

    describing a circle; moving in a circle

    "the circular motion of the wheel"

Wiktionary

  1. rotary(Noun)

    A traffic circle.

  2. rotary(Noun)

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

  3. rotary(Adjective)

    Having or being capable of having rotation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rotary(adj)

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

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

How to pronounce rotary?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say rotary in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

Images & Illustrations of rotary

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