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See definition of rotatory on Dictionary.com
  • as inrotary
  • as inrevolving

synonyms for rotatory

  • spinning
  • whirligig
  • whirling
  • encircling
  • gyral
  • gyratory
  • revolving
  • rotating
  • rotational
  • vertiginous
  • vorticular
  • whirling
  • rotary
  • circumgyratory
  • circumrotatory
  • circumvolutory
  • gyral
  • gyrational
  • gyratory
  • rotational
  • rotative
  • trochilic
  • veriginous
  • vortical
  • vorticose
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How to use rotatory in a sentence

This product is dextro-rotatory; the laevo and inactive modifications occur in the so-called baldrianic camphor.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
I have had no experience of the rotatory movements of earthquakes.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
This serious objection has been removed by imparting, by means of clock-work, a uniform rotatory motion to the reflector.
SMEATON AND LIGHTHOUSESJOHN SMEATON
Yes truly, few men that worship by the rotatory Calabash of the Calmucks do it in half so great, frank or effectual a way.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
Few men that worship by the rotatory Calabash, do it in half so great, frank or effectual a way.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
The chains with the heckles are driven through the machine by rotatory spur wheels h h; see figs. 443.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
This bar is moved by a rotatory crank f, which has its motion by pulleys from any actuating power.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
He proposes also to mould and polish marble, by applying a rotatory wheel or cylinder of any shape to it, in its carrying frame.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Many paper-makers prefer round chests, as they admit of rotatory agitators.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The fulcrum t, of the lever s, is a shaft which is turned somewhat eccentric, and has a very slow rotatory motion.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTATORY

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