Meaning of rotation


Pronunciation: (rō-tā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of rotating; a turning around as on an axis.
    1. the movement or path of the earth or a heavenly body turning on its axis.
    2. one complete turn of such a body.
  2. regularly recurring succession, as of officials.
  3. See
    1. an operation that rotates a geometric figure about a fixed point.
    2. curl (def. 17).
  4. a game in which the balls are played in order by number.
  5. See
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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