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synonyms for rotative

  • whirling
  • circumgyratory
  • circumrotatory
  • circumvolutory
  • gyral
  • gyrational
  • gyratory
  • rotary
  • rotational
  • rotatory
  • trochilic
  • veriginous
  • vortical
  • vorticose
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How to use rotative in a sentence

Small rotative pressure engines form extremely convenient motors for hoists, capstans or winches, and for driving small machinery.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Small rotative pumps are run faster, but at some loss of efficiency.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Rotative pumping engines of large size have a plunger speed of 90 ft. per minute.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The favorable economical effect of high rotative speed, per se, was very apparent.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 647, MAY 26, 1888VARIOUS
The rotative speeds of turbines, operating under any given head, should thus increase as their capacities and diameters decrease.
ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION OF WATER POWERALTON D. ADAMS
If it is a rotative engine, with a winding barrel, it will cost 270l.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
I do not say, "The tables turn because my fluid is rotative."
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
In any ordinary rotative engine the length of stroke is invariable.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
In other words, a fly wheel is not a source of power, and in many cases it is only a means by which we accomplish rotative speed.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 799, APRIL 25, 1891VARIOUS
Watt had perfected, with the aid of Murdoch, both the pumping-engine and the rotative steam-engine for application to mills.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTATIVE

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