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muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage anterior serratus muscle , musculus serratus anterior , serratus anterior , serratus magnus
shaft on which wheels rotate axle
rod around which wheels rotate axle
joint that can rotate within a socket ball-and-socket joint
erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine Codariocalyx motorius , Desmodium gyrans , Desmodium motorium , semaphore plant , telegraph plant
pendulum consisting of an actual object allowed to rotate freely around a horizontal axis compound pendulum , physical pendulum
lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a bolt; tumblers are pins; inserting the key lifts and aligns the pins to free the cylinder to rotate cylinder lock
large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm deltoid , deltoid muscle , musculus deltoideus
bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves differential , differential gear
one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball eye muscle , ocular muscle
steering bearing that enables the front axle of a horse-drawn wagon to rotate fifth wheel
type genus of the Volvocaceae; minute pale green flagellates occurring in tiny spherical colonies; minute flagella rotate the colony about an axis genus Volvox , Volvox
rotate around fixed point gyrate
(computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head latency , rotational latency
muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body musculus sartorius , sartorius , sartorius muscle
either of two muscles of the abdomen and pelvis that flex the trunk and rotate the thigh psoas
door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings revolver , revolving door
either of two flat muscles that extend from the upper vertebrae to the base of the skull and serve to rotate or flex or extend the head and neck splenius , splenius muscle
rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate turbine
simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines) wheel
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