Definition of ROTATION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

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