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rotary

1. a part of a machine that rotates about an axis
2. US and Canadian another term for roundabout (for traffic)

rotary

[′rōd·ə·rē]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotary machine, such as a rotary printing press or a rotary well-drilling machine.
The turntable and its supporting and rotating assembly in a well-drilling machine.
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Rotarian John Ogbourne added: "I've had the privilege of working on Rotary projects in schools in Nepal over the last eight years and I know how much outside help is appreciated."
There was a Rotarian couple from Frankfurt at the next table.
Rotarians hope the school's tanks will serve as a model for smaller units to be built by locals, where they can grow their own fish to harvest.
Tribute Mike Cantlay (right) joins rotarians and guests at the new WW1 memorial
Rotarian Roger Cabaltera said he has been supporting and helping poor students of this town.
There were 29 Rotarians and friends feeding their faces and with the help of a multi-prize raffle the event raised PS358.
The breadth and depth of this exposure and the insights he gained from Rotarians worldwide are the source material for his book.
special contributions made by the Rotarians toward the goal
At their April 1996 meeting, the trustees approved a regional and international award (decision 132) to recognize special contributions made by the Rotarians toward the goal of polio eradication.
Jong made first contact with Rotary in 2001 when he visited Beijing and was introduced to Past RI Special Representative to China, Randal Eastman, a Canadian who was leading an informal fellowship of Rotarians in Shanghai.
THE People's Kitchen is a safer place to be following a lifesaving donation from the region's Rotarians. The charity, which looks after the homeless and vulnerable people of Newcastle, received its first Automated, External Defibrillator (AED) thanks to the generous donation.