Rotation of crops
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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  • rotation of crops — n. a system of rotating in a fixed order the kinds of crops, as grain or grass, grown in the same field, to maintain soil fertility * * * …   Universalium

  • rotation of crops — n. a system of rotating in a fixed order the kinds of crops, as grain or grass, grown in the same field, to maintain soil fertility …   English World dictionary

  • rotation of crops — sėjomaina statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Ariamosios žemės naudojimo būdas, kai žemė suskirstoma į pastovius, maždaug vienodo dydžio laukus, kuriuose kultūriniai augalai auginami tam tikra seka. Dėl to augalai gali… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Succession of crops — Succession Suc*ces sion, n. [L. successio: cf. F. succession. See {Succeed}.] 1. The act of succeeding, or following after; a following of things in order of time or place, or a series of things so following; sequence; as, a succession of good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shift of crops — sėjomaina statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Ariamosios žemės naudojimo būdas, kai žemė suskirstoma į pastovius, maždaug vienodo dydžio laukus, kuriuose kultūriniai augalai auginami tam tikra seka. Dėl to augalai gali… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • alter-notion of crops — sėjomaina statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Ariamosios žemės naudojimo būdas, kai žemė suskirstoma į pastovius, maždaug vienodo dydžio laukus, kuriuose kultūriniai augalai auginami tam tikra seka. Dėl to augalai gali… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rotation — noun 1 (U) the action of turning around a fixed point (+ about/around/on): the rotation of the Earth on its axis 2 (C) one complete turn around a fixed point: The blades spin at 100 rotations per minute. 3 in rotation a) if a group of people do… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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