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ro•ta•tion



Pronunciation: (rō-tā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of rotating; a turning around as on an axis.
2. Astron.
a. the movement or path of the earth or a heavenly body turning on its axis.
b. one complete turn of such a body.
3. regularly recurring succession, as of officials.
4. Agric.See crop rotation.
5. Math.
a. an operation that rotates a geometric figure about a fixed point.
b. curl (def. 17).
6. Pool.a game in which the balls are played in order by number.
7. Baseball.See pitching rotation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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