Circumrotatory
Circumrotary Cir`cum*ro"tary, Circumrotatory Cir`cum*ro"ta*to*ry, a. [Pref. circum- + rotary, rotatory.] turning, rolling, or whirling round. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumrotatory — See circumrotation. * * * …   Universalium

  • circumrotatory — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rotation — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion in a continued circle. < N PARAG:Rotation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 rotation rotation revolution gyration circulation roll Sgm: N 1 circumrotation circumrotation circumvolution circumgyration Sgm: N 1 volutation …   English dictionary for students

  • Circumrotary — Cir cum*ro tary, Circumrotatory Cir cum*ro ta*to*ry, a. [Pref. circum + rotary, rotatory.] turning, rolling, or whirling round. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumrotate — circumrotation, n. circumrotatory /serr keuhm roh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /serr keuhm roh tayt/, v.i., circumrotated, circumrotating. to rotate like a wheel. [ < L circumrotatus (ptp. of circumrotare), equiv. to circum CIRCUM + rotatus; see… …   Universalium

  • revolving — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Rotating] Syn. turning, spinning, whirling, gyrating, rolling, reeling, twirling, swirling, pirouetting, circling, orbiting, circuLating, encircling. 2. [Capable of rotating] Syn. rotatory, rotary, rotational, rotative,… …   English dictionary for students

  • revolving — adj 1. turning, rotating, rotary, rotative, circumrotatory, circumrotating, wheeling, cir cumvolving; whirling, twirling, reeling, spinning, gyrating, gyral, gyratory, pirouetting, pivoting, swivel ing, swinging. 2. recurring, recurrent,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vertiginous — adj 1. whirling, spinning, gyrating, wheeling, rotary, rotatory, circumrotatory. 2. dizzy, light headed, Inf. whoozy, Pathol. giddy, reeling …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • circumrotate — circumrotation, n. circumrotatory /serr keuhm roh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /serr keuhm roh tayt/, v.i., circumrotated, circumrotating. to rotate like a wheel. [ < L circumrotatus (ptp. of circumrotare), equiv. to circum CIRCUM + rotatus;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumrotary — circumˈrotary, a. rare 0. [f. circum + rotary] = circumrotatory. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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