Rotation in office
Rotation Ro*ta"tion, n. [L. rotatio: cf. F. rotation.] 1. The act of turning, as a wheel or a solid body on its axis, as distinguished from the progressive motion of a revolving round another body or a distant point; thus, the daily turning of the earth on its axis is a rotation; its annual motion round the sun is a revolution. [1913 Webster]

2. Any return or succesion in a series. [1913 Webster]

{Moment of rotation}. See {Moment of inertia}, under {Moment}.

{Rotation in office}, the practice of changing public officers at frequent intervals by discharges and substitutions.

{Rotation of crops}, the practices of cultivating an orderly succession of different crops on the same land. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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