HyperDic: circumvolve

English > 1 sense of the word circumvolve:
VERBmotioncircumvolve, rotatecause to turn on an axis or center
English > circumvolve: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause to turn on an axis or center.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymrotate
Cause torevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Entailed byunscrewloosen something by unscrewing it
Narrowerbirl, birleCause a floating log to rotate by treading
crank, crank upRotate with a crank
whirl, birl, spin, twirlCause to spin
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Similar torevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanishhacer rotar, rodar, rotar
Catalandonar voltes, girar-se, girar, rodar, rotar, tombar-se, voltar
Nounscircumvolutionthe act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis

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