rotary motion

Definitions of rotary motion
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n the act of rotating as if on an axis

Synonyms:
rotation
Types:
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circumvolution
the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis
feather, feathering
turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
gyration, whirling
the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
pivot
the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot
pronation
rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face downward
spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl
the act of rotating rapidly
spiral
flying downward in a helical path with a large radius
supination
rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upward
turn, twist
turning or twisting around (in place)
twist, wind, winding
the act of winding or twisting
turnout
(ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip
twiddle
a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
pirouette
(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
birling, logrolling
rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
Type of:
motility, motion, move, movement
a change of position that does not entail a change of location

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