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rotate

(rō-tāt) [L. rotare, to turn]
To twist or revolve.

rotate

(of a corolla of a flower) having petals at right-angles to the axis forming a wheel shape.
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Rotating brownouts are most likely to be implemented after lunch time, where the demand for electricity usually peaks due to the hot weather, Zaldarriaga said.
Now, whenever we notice an arrow not playing nice, we try rotating the nock before we give up on it.
In the "open" mode, each of the three blocks pivots outward on its rotating base, pointing the windowed ends to the sun, which also creates a terrace on each floor where the room had been when it was closed.
The advantage of rotating platform knees, according to McEwen, is that the bearing can rotate as the knee flexes, which allows for a more natural motion and also may reduce the stress and wear on the implant.
Frost and Sullivan is estimating the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market for rotating machinery comprising compressors, pumps and motors is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% between 2012 and 2017.
However, as it has been shown in previous research [10] that internal damping in rotating assemblies may lead to whirl instabilities in high speed rotors.
To simulate the basics of this action, Matthew Bross and colleagues at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, studied how water flows around a rotating model wing consisting of a rectangular piece of acrylic that is twice as long as it is wide.
The conference has become a major clearing house for theoretical and experimental developments in the narrow theme of vibrations in rotating machines.
November 18 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's European Union (EU) minister and chief negotiator said on Friday that Turkey would not sit at the same table with the Greek Cypriot presidency of the European Union (EU) if the union unilaterally handed over its rotating presidency to the administration without a settlement in Cyprus.
(8) produced aligned nanofibrous scaffolds by electrospinning process using a rotating disk collector.
Last of the first trio of rotating Presidencies of the Council of the European Union under the Lisbon Treaty, first-timer Hungary could be the first "normal" one, according to Janis Emmanouilidis from the European Policy Centre (EPC).
Key statement: In a forming method for forming an assembly of a bead core and an apex rubber, there is used a rotating body which comprises a rotating base substance having an assembly forming surface, and a core receiving portion projecting from the rotating base substance in the axially outward direction of the rotating base substance.