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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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Rhymes with 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

Sentences with rotation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Focus on keeping hips straight without rotation as your legs extend in front of you at the knee.

Quotes about rotation


1. I drive as fast as four tire swings hanging from a tree branch in the middle of winter. I also make love with as much speed and rotation.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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)
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