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/ˈrōˌtāt/,
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rotating, present participle; rotated, past tense; rotates, 3rd person singular present; rotated, past participle;
  1. Move in a circle around an axis or center
    • - the wheel continued to rotate
    • - a rotating drum
  2. Cause to move around an axis or in a circle
    • - the small directional side rockets rotated the craft
  3. Pass to each member of a group in a regularly recurring order
    • - the job of chairing the meeting rotates
  4. Grow (different crops) in succession on a particular piece of land to avoid exhausting the soil
    • - these crops were sometimes rotated with grass
  5. Change the position of (tires) on a motor vehicle to distribute wear evenly


  1. revolve: turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
  2. exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night"
  3. perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months"
  4. cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
  5. turn out: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
  6. plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"
  7. "Rotate" is the lead single from Capone-N-Noreaga's third studio album Channel 10 The song features Busta Rhymes and Ron Browz and is produced by Ron Browz. It is their first single together in nine years.
  8. A rotation is a movement of an object in a circular motion. An object rotates around a center (or point) of rotation. A three-dimensional object rotates always around an imaginary line called an axis as the Euler's rotation theorem shows. ...
  9. (Rotation (album)) Rotation is the second studio album by powerpop band Cute Is What We Aim For, released on the record label Fueled by Ramen. The album was released on June 24, 2008. It debuted at #21 on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart selling around 22,000 copies. ...
  10. (Rotation (aviation)) In aviation, rotation refers to the action of applying back pressure to a control device, such as a yoke, side-stick or centre stick, to lift the nose wheel off the ground during the takeoff roll. Proper rotation is important for safety reasons and to decrease takeoff distance.
  11. (Rotation (film)) Rotation is a film directed by Wolfgang Staudte and produced under the auspices of DEFA. It began filming on 29 September 1948 and premiered in theaters on 16 September 1949.
  12. (Rotation (mathematics)) In geometry and linear algebra, a rotation is a transformation in a plane or in space that describes the motion of a rigid body around a fixed point. ...
  13. to spin, turn, or revolve; to advance through a sequence; to take turns; to lift the nose, just prior to takeoff; to spin, turn, or revolve something; to advance something through a sequence; to replace older materials or to place older materials in front of newer ones so that older ones ...
  14. (rotated) Describing something that has under gone rotation about an axis
  15. (rotation) the act of turning around a centre or an axis; a single complete cycle of such a turning; a transformation of a coordinate system by rotating the axes around the origin; a regular variation in a sequence, such as crop rotation; The set of starting pitchers of a team
  16. (Rotated) An osteopathic, chiropractic, or manual treatment term which refers to a spinal vertebral segment which is rotationally out of position with respect to the vertebra below. The term rotated may apply to misposition of other skeletal parts.
  17. (Rotated) Is the new password a rotated version of the old password?
  18. (Rotated) The starting position of base umpires with a runner on first base only. The first base umpire is on the first base line in foul territory. The third base umpire is on an imaginary line straight out from second base towards right center field.
  19. (rotated) The sound of a frequency response that is linear but tilted. See "tilt."
  20. (Rotating) Reposition your rug every six months to promote even wear on the surface and extend the life of the rug.
  21. (Rotating) The action of each rider going to the front of a group and riding at the front in turn to keep the pace high.
  22. (Rotating) Turning your mattress so that the head of the bed becomes the foot.
  23. (Rotating) You can rotate/volt your bike by using left and right arrow keys. Early beta versions of Across didn't have rotate keys at all, which means that basically every level could be finished without them. And actually they can, see 8-ball's crippled wrs (no volt). ...
  24. (Rotation) A banner in rotation on a page will not be the sole banner shown when that page is reloaded. Some advertisers might request that their banner not be rotated (see exclusivity).
  25. (Rotation) The distribution of commercials across a section of days and hours within the purchased time period.