pivot

(redirected from pivotal)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

pivot

1. a short shaft or pin supporting something that turns; fulcrum
2. the end of a shaft or arbor that terminates in a bearing

pivot

[′piv·ət]
(mechanics)
A short, pointed shaft forming the center and fulcrum on which something turns, balances, or oscillates.

pivot

1. A hinge.
2. The axle or pin about which a window or door rotates.
References in periodicals archive ?
MAESTRO-03 Phase III US Trial The pivotal phase III clinical trial in the US, named MAESTRO-03 (A Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Multi-center Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MBP8298 in subjects with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis), will be evaluating MBP8298 for the treatment of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS).
CDC's version is that it was not invited by RBC to make an offer despite having made various efforts to do so, and that the conditions Pivotal refers to are necessary because Pivotal has been unable to provide it with due-diligence materials.
According to Jim Greufe, CRM implementation director, Farm Credit Services of America, "Pivotal and Intel have provided Farm Credit Services of America with the proven expertise and technology guidance to optimize our current technology infrastructure to take full advantage of our Pivotal solution suite.
HP's CRM and eCommerce solutions organization will sell and market the award-winning Pivotal Demand Chain Network solution suite in the EMEA market.
Pivotal has upgraded the performance of its mobile synchronization capabilities to support server-to-server and mobile client synchronization processes.