Contrarotation Con`tra*ro*ta"tion, n. Circular motion in a direction contrary to some other circular motion. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • contrarotation — noun Application of the maximum power of usually a single piston or turboprop engine to drive two propellers in opposite rotation. See Also: contrarotating …   Wiktionary

  • contrarotation — con·tra·rotation …   English syllables

  • contrarotation — |kän.trə+ noun Etymology: contra + rotation : rotation contrary to another rotation (as of a propeller) …   Useful english dictionary

  • contrarotating — adjective Rotating in two directions by contrarotation …   Wiktionary

  • gear pump — noun : a rotary pump consisting of two meshing gear wheels in a suitable casing whose contrarotation entrains the fluid on one side and discharges it on the other * * * gear pump, a type of pump with two meshing gears that rotate to move thick… …   Useful english dictionary

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