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Engelsk navneord: rotation

1. rotation (om handling) the act of rotating as if on an axis

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe rotation of the dancer kept time with the music.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rotary motion

Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement

Mere specifikke termercircumvolution, feather, feathering, gyration, pivot, pronation, spin, spiral, supination, turn, turnout, twirl, twist, twist, twist, twisting, whirl, whirling, wind, winding

2. rotation (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

Mindre specifikke termertransformation

Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

3. rotation (om begivenhed) a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plane made three rotations before it crashed.
The revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gyration, revolution

Mindre specifikke termerturn, turning

Mere specifikke termeraxial motion, axial rotation, clockwise rotation, counterclockwise rotation, dextrorotation, levorotation, orbital motion, orbital rotation, roll, spin

4. rotation (om egenskab) a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCrop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil.
The manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation.

Mindre specifikke termerchronological sequence, chronological succession, sequence, succession, successiveness

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