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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That can be turned or moved around an orbit.

Usage examples (3)
  • Verb (used without object) : The earth revolves around the sun. ,The wheel revolves slowly
  • Figs. 1 and 2 represent, upon a scale of about 1/10, two types of torpedoes, the greatest number possible of the parts of which are made revolvable, so as to render the...
  • -- This instrument is the outgrowth of the stylus forms of the apparatus described, but in this case the stylus, or needle, is fixed to a metallic diaphragm, and its point... for more
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