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Synonyms for rotation

Synonyms for (noun) rotation

Synonyms: rotary motion, rotation Definition: the act of rotating as if on an axis Usage: the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: rotation Definition: a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.) Usage: crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil; the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation

Similar words: succession, successiveness, chronological sequence, chronological succession, sequence Definition: a following of one thing after another in time Usage: the doctor saw a sequence of patients

Synonyms: rotation, revolution, gyration Definition: a single complete turn (axial or orbital) Usage: the plane made three rotations before it crashed; the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year

Similar words: turn, turning Definition: a movement in a new direction Usage: the turning of the wind

Synonyms: rotation Definition: (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

Similar words: transformation Definition: (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system