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axis of rotation

Definitions of axis of rotation
  1. noun
    the center around which something rotates
    synonyms: axis
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    pin, pivot
    axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    rotor head, rotor shaft
    the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns
    fulcrum
    the pivot about which a lever turns
    pintle
    a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge
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    mechanism
    device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
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