HyperDic: rotary

English > 4 senses of the word rotary:
ADJECTIVEpertrotaryrelating to or characterized by rotation
allrotary, circular, orbitualdescribing a circle
NOUNartifactrotary, traffic circle, circle, roundabouta road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
artifactrotary, synchronous converter, rotary converterelectrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
rotary > pronunciation
Soundsrow'teriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > rotary: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or characterized by rotation.
Example"rotary dial"
Spanishrotativo, rotatorio
Catalanrotatiu, rotatori
Nounsrotationa single complete turn (axial or orbital)
English > rotary: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDescribing a circle; moving in a circle.
Synonymscircular, orbitual
Broadercyclic, cyclicalrecurring in cycles
Spanishcircular
Catalancircular
English > rotary: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island.
Example"the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
Synonymstraffic circle, circle, roundabout
Part ofroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
BroaderjunctionThe place where two or more things come together
Spanishglorieta, redondel, rotonda
Catalanrotonda
English > rotary: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningelectrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa.
Synonymssynchronous converter, rotary converter
Broaderelectrical converterconverter that converts alternating current into direct current or vice versa

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