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revolution 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌrevəˈlo͞oSHən/,
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revolutions, plural;
  1. A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system

  2. The American Revolution

  3. (in Marxism) The class struggle that is expected to lead to political change and the triumph of communism

  4. A dramatic and wide-reaching change in the way something works or is organized or in people's ideas about it
    • - marketing underwent a revolution
  5. An instance of revolving
    • - one revolution a second
  6. Motion in orbit or a circular course or around an axis or center

  7. The single completion of an orbit or rotation


  1. a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution"
  2. the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
  3. rotation: 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"
  4. (revolutionary) revolutionist: a radical supporter of political or social revolution
  5. (revolutionary) rotatory: of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn
  6. A revolution (from the Latin revolutio, "a turn around") is a fundamental change in power or organizational structures that takes place in a relatively short period of time. Its use to refer to political change dates from Copernicus' famous De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium.
  7. The French Revolution (1789–1799) was a period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. ...
  8. ¿¡Revolución!? is a 2006 political documentary directed by Quebec journalist and filmmaker Charles Gervais. It examines the Bolivarian Revolution led by Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. It was produced by Télé-Québec, the Quebec government's public television network.
  9. Revolution is a 1985 film directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Robert Dillon and starring Al Pacino, Helen Porter, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright, Dave King, Annie Lennox, Steven Berkoff, Graham Greene, and Robbie Coltrane.
  10. The American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America. ...
  11. "Revolution (B-Boy Anthem)" is a single by Oakland Hip Hop group Zion I, released in 2000 through Ground Control Records. "Revolution" was the opening track and the lead single for the group's debut album Mind Over Matter, and also spawned the group's first music video. ...
  12. Revolution is a unofficial album by American singer and performer Beyoncé Knowles. It is a rare mix of her tracks that were leaked onto the internet. The album has 2CD's. The Album has a few remixes and rare tracks.
  13. A political upheaval in a government or nation state characterized by great change; The removal and replacement of a government; Rotation: the turning of an object around an axis; A rotation: one complete turn of an object during rotation; In the case of celestial bodies - the traversal of one ...
  14. (REVOLUTIONARY) It’s different from our competitiors
  15. (REVOLUTIONARY) The disk drives go round and round.
  16. (Revolutionary) A stairway to the Moon. Overkill. Kill it.
  17. (Revolutionary) An oppressed person waiting for the opportunity to become an oppressor.
  18. (Revolutionary) It’s highly unlikely that a new shaving cream or car tires can be compared to the fall of the Berlin Wall or collapse of communism in the USSR. People often use this term to describe products that usually aren’t. ...
  19. (Revolutionary) in design and function, the new i-Click was designed by the clicker trainers at KPCT to provide the next generation tool for clicker training.
  20. (Revolutionary) n. A person attempting to establish a Utopian society by wading through blood. If this attempt to remove corruption and oppression succeeds, the insurrection becomes a revolution. ...
  21. (revolutionary) (JP 1-02) - An individual attempting to effect a social or political change through the use of extreme measures. (See also antiterrorism (AT).) See FM 100-20.
  22. (Revolutions) The number of times the bowling ball makes a complete rotation about its axis during its path down the lane.
  23. (Revolutions) The number of turns a ball takes when traveling from the release to the pins.
  24. (REVOLVING) Going in circles, not making progress / Coming full circle, completing a cycle
  25. (Revolving) An irrevocable letter issued for a specific amount; renews itself for the same amount over a given period.