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  • verbgo around in circle
  • verbalternate

synonyms for rotating

  • pivot
  • revolve
  • spin
  • swivel
  • twirl
  • twist
  • whirl
  • circle
  • circumvolve
  • gyrate
  • move
  • pirouette
  • reel
  • roll
  • troll
  • trundle
  • turn
  • waltz
  • wheel
  • whirligig
  • whirr
  • circumduct
  • gyre
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antonyms for rotating

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  • straighten
  • untwist
  • stay
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How to use rotating in a sentence

This wheel turned with uncertain friction, sometimes rotating on its axis, and sometimes remaining at rest.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
They don't fall into each other because they are rotating about each other.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
But of course it was himself that was rotating—boots over head.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
The whistling died as Symes began rotating about his abdominal axis at a more and more leisurely rate.
PAGAN PASSIONSGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
The velocity of the wind in the rotating column being very great, a corresponding lifting power was imparted to it.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The earth had ceased rotating, leaving one-half its surface always toward the sun.
THE JAMESON SATELLITENEIL RONALD JONES
This iron is puddled in modified rotating Danks furnaces containing a charge of a ton each.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
I should add that the two rotating furnaces produce 50 tons of billets in twenty-four hours.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
In this magneto the rotating member consists of two pieces of magnetic material separated by a non-magnetic center piece.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
The bearings for the rotating poles are mounted in steel plates, which lie against the poles of the magnets.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTATING

  • ambient
  • circling
  • circulatory
  • current
  • diffusive
  • fluid
  • in motion
  • moving
  • rotating
  • reappearance
  • rebound
  • recurrence
  • reentrance
  • reoccurrence
  • reoccurring
  • repetition
  • retreat
  • return
  • reverberation
  • revolution
  • revolving
  • rotating
  • rotation
  • turning back
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