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rotative

[roh-tey-tiv] /ˈroʊ teɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
rotating or pertaining to rotation.
2.
producing rotation.
3.
happening in regular succession.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin rotāt(us) (see rotate1) + -ive
Related forms
rotatively
[roh-tey-tiv-lee, -tuh-] /ˈroʊ teɪ tɪv li, -tə-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
nonrotative, adjective
unrotative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rotative

rotatory

/ˈrəʊtətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, possessing, or causing rotation
Derived Forms
rotatively, adverb
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