Meaning of rotatory


Pronunciation: (rō'tu-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of rotation: rotatory motion.
  2. rotating, as an object.
  3. passing or following in rotation or succession.
  4. causing rotation, as a muscle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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