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1. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] the act of rotating as if on an axis.

Synonyms

  • pivot
  • motility
  • feathering
  • whirling
  • whirl
  • movement
  • turnout
  • motion
  • supination
  • twisting
  • twirl
  • move
  • wind
  • spiral
  • gyration
  • winding
  • rotary motion
  • twist
  • circumvolution
  • turn
  • spin
  • pronation

Antonyms

  • pronation
  • disjoin
  • uncover
  • closing

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Axial Rotation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.).

Synonyms

  • chronological sequence
  • successiveness
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • immobility
  • immotility
  • stand still
  • retreat

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

3. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin.

Antonyms

  • nonmoving

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

4. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] a single complete turn (axial or orbital).

Synonyms

  • turning
  • revolution
  • clockwise rotation
  • dextrorotation
  • counterclockwise rotation
  • turn
  • axial rotation
  • levorotation
  • orbital rotation
  • orbital motion
  • gyration
  • spin
  • roll

Antonyms

  • levorotation
  • nonattendance
  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

5. axial

adjective. ['ˈæksiːəl'] situated on or along or in the direction of an axis.

Synonyms

  • lengthwise

Antonyms

  • cross-section
  • cross

6. axial

adjective. ['ˈæksiːəl'] relating to or attached to the axis.

Antonyms

  • thwartwise

Example sentences of the word axial-rotation


1. Noun Phrase
The fact that the Earth has an axial rotation was part of Copernican theory, but the discovery that the sun also rotates was new.

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