|1.||the act of rotating; rotary motion|
|2.||a regular cycle of events in a set order or sequence|
|3.||a planned sequence of cropping according to which the crops grown in successive seasons on the same land are varied so as to make a balanced demand on its resources of fertility|
|a. a circular motion of a configuration about a given point or line, without a change in shape|
|b. a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin|
|c. another name for curl Abbreviation (for sense 4c): rot|
|5.||a. Compare revolution the spinning motion of a body, such as a planet, about an internal axis|
|b. one complete turn in such motion|
rotation ro·ta·tion (rō-tā'shən)
The act or process of turning around a center or an axis.
Regular and uniform variation in a sequence or series, as in the recurrence of symptoms of a disease.
|rotation (rō-tā'shən) Pronunciation Key