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synonyms for rotary

  • spinning
  • whirligig
  • whirling
  • encircling
  • gyral
  • gyratory
  • revolving
  • rotating
  • rotational
  • rotatory
  • vertiginous
  • vorticular
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After dialing the number on a rotary phone he hears distressed sounds coming from the other end before the line abruptly clicks off.
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Brainard suspected that the engineer was confusing roundabouts with the much larger, higher-speed rotaries — a forgivable confusion, given the nomenclature.
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If you prefer your electric shaver with three-blade rotary heads, those happen to be Philips Norelco’s specialty.
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The rotary and foil blades in waterproof models may not get quite as close to the skin as regular disposable razors, but they will get you smoother than most dry electric shavers.
BEST ELECTRIC SHAVER: GET A SMOOTH SHAVE WITH OUR PICKSJEREMY HELLIGARDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The foil and rotary blades in electric shavers do eventually wear out, though, so it is recommended that you change them at least once a year.
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The rotary tuner shown in the sketch was designed by a correspondent of Modern Electrics.
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The Gnome rotary engine was first used with success at this meeting.
AVIATION IN PEACE AND WARSIR FREDERICK HUGH SYKES
The first steam engine invented by Hero was a rotary engine, but it was of course, most uneconomical of steam.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
They not unfrequently acquire a rotary movement, whereby the circumference attains a velocity of several miles per hour.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
It is by this means that the reciprocating movement of the piston is transformed into a rotary motion of the crank-shaft.
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTARY

  • circumgyratory
  • circumrotatory
  • circumvolutory
  • gyral
  • gyrational
  • gyratory
  • rotary
  • rotational
  • rotative
  • rotatory
  • trochilic
  • veriginous
  • vortical
  • vorticose
  • whirling
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