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noun as in center point about which something

verb as in revolve around center point

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Albright co-founded Tenderfoot TV —named before its pivot to audio — with filmmaker Payne Lindsey in 2016.

From Digiday

Election officials here believe other states can do similar pivots so they can offer voting by mail — noting that all states already have absentee voting in some form.

From Fortune

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“We operated from a place of holding students harmless for the abrupt pivot, which led us to credit-no credit grading, which in turn created voluntary learning experiences, leading us to focus on engagement and outreach in the fall,” Lawrence said.

In my work, along with many others, we find that race, gender, immigrant status, group identity in general is not something on the periphery, but is a pillar, is a pivot to how we understand political economy.

The political pivot comes when they realize that there could be a world without Hunger Games at all.

As long as Democrats don't mention the clunky word "infrastructure" too much, they should pivot hard to jobs.

Once, a center was called a “pivot man,” with good and clear reason.

But his greatest gifts remain in the classic pivot—close in with his back to the basket.

Paul has generated positive headlines with a pivot away from party orthodoxy in recent months.

Pulling the horse on his haunches, and swinging him round at the same moment as if on a pivot, he made a bound to the left.

A circular revolving platform rests on the pivot and rollers.

The bridge is carried on a circular base plate with a central pivot and a circular track for a live ring and conical rollers.

To this cylinder the door was mortised, their combined weight coming upon the lower pivot.

Hooker had swung the army up to Fairfax and Centreville, moving on an inner circle, with Washington for a pivot.


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On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pivot, such as: fulcrum, axle, center, heart, hinge, and hub.

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