rotated

[ roh-teyt or, esp. British, roh-teyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF rotated
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROTATED

In this machine, the barrel was fitted with a crank, and rotated by handle.

The lap used in the phonograph works was rotated at a high speed.

If H is rotated, both V and C rotate, but in opposite directions.

This nebula was not in itself hot, but as it rotated it contracted.

This device had a stirrer in the cover to be rotated by hand.

This cloud was in motion; it rotated, and as it whirled it contracted.

The disc or cylinder is rotated under the reproducing needle.

My predecessor recognized that he had been rotated out of office.

The rake or stirrers are then rotated and the meal run in slowly.

The radius and ulna can be rotated on one another to a considerable extent.

WORD ORIGIN

1794, intransitive, back-formation from rotation. Transitive sense from 1823. Related: Rotated; rotating. Rotator "muscle which allows a part to be moved circularly" is recorded from 1670s.

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