We have put together a list of words that are similar to ROTATION.

19 Alternative Words Similar to rotation

1 Motility Noun      Synonym Words Like Motility
2 Motion Noun      Synonym Words Like Motion
3 Move Noun      Synonym Words Like Move
4 Movement Noun      Synonym Words Like Movement
5 Sequence Noun      Synonym Words Like Sequence
6 Succession Noun      Synonym Words Like Succession
8 Turn Noun      Synonym Words Like Turn
9 Turning Noun      Synonym Words Like Turning
10 Dextrorotation Noun      Hyponym
11 Roll Noun      Hyponym Words Like Roll
12 Levorotation Noun      Hyponym
13 Spin Noun      Hyponym Words Like Spin
14 Wind Noun      Hyponym Words Like Wind
15 Whirl Noun      Hyponym Words Like Whirl
16 Circumvolution Noun      Hyponym
17 Supination Noun      Hyponym
18 Twist Noun      Hyponym Words Like Twist
19 Pronation Noun      Hyponym

3 examples of rotation

1 rotational velocity
2 the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation
3 the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year

10 definitions of rotation

1 The act of turning, as a wheel or a solid body on its axis, as distinguished from the progressive motion of a revolving round another body or a distant point; thus, the daily turning of the earth on its axis is a rotation; its annual motion round the sun is a revolution.
2 Any return or succesion in a series.
3 Pertaining to, or resulting from, rotation; of the nature of, or characterized by, rotation.
4 a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.)
5 a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
6 (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin
7 the act of rotating as if on an axis
8 The act or process of turning around a center or an axis: the axial rotation of the earth.
9 A single complete cycle of such motion.
10 Mathematics A transformation of a coordinate system in which the new axes have a specified angular displacement from their original position while the origin remains fixed.
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