HyperDic: rotary_motion

English > 1 sense of the expression rotary motion:
NOUNactrotary motion, rotationthe act of rotating as if on an axis
English > rotary motion: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of rotating as if on an axis.
NarrowercircumvolutionThe act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis
feather, featheringTurning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
gyration, whirlingThe act of rotating in a circle or spiral
pivotThe act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot
pronationrotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face downward
spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirlThe act of rotating rapidly
spiralflying downward in a helical path with a large radius
supinationrotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upward
turnout(ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip
twist, turnturning or twisting around (in place)
wind, winding, twistThe act of winding or twisting
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location

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