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Definition of 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.
  2. Any return or succesion in a series.
  3. Pertaining to, or resulting from, rotation; of the nature of, or characterized by, rotation; as, rotational velocity.
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Rotation Translations

rotation in French is rotation
rotation in German is Rotation
rotation in Italian is rotazione, giro