Noun Definition


1.Definition: (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

Category: General

2.Definition: a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.)

"Crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil", "The manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation"

Category: General

3.Definition: a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

"The plane made three rotations before it crashed", "The revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"

Related Noun(s):gyration, revolution

Category: General

4.Definition: the act of rotating as if on an axis

"The rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"

Category: General