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rotate

Botany designating a corolla the united petals of which radiate from a central point like the spokes of a wheel

rotate

[′rō‚tāt]
(botany)
Of a sympetalous corolla, having a short tube and petals radiating like the spokes of a wheel.
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Sreenivasan added, "learning more about how stars rotate and generate their own magnetic fields could help us gain further insight into the solar dynamo, the physical process that generates the Sun's magnetic field."
It says, "As the sun rotates, it polar regions make a complete circle in about 34 days, compared with the 25 days required by its equator." I was wondering how it's possible to have two points on a rotating body take different amounts of time to make a complete revolution.
Every six months, employees at the 122-person operation can rotate into a different job, such as press operations, shipping, dispatch, finishing, transportation, laboratory work and even into day roles like accounts receivable.
Now ask the athlete to rotate her head to the right (like breathing while swimming).
When a wheel rotates, its central axle also rotates.
The neutron spins rotate around the neutron beam axis under magnetic and pseudomagnetic fields.
Externally rotate the right thigh, drawing the buttock slightly under.
If the view ahead is obstructed by a load, the driver can rotate the entire cabin up to 180 degrees and guide the forklift truck to its destination with the load at his back.
Biological treatment reactors using membranes aren't new technology, but this system is innovative in that the membranes rotate. This exposes more of the bacteria to more of the infused oxygen and the contaminants that provide their nourishment.
Originally developed by Stephen Key Design, the Rotating Label permits customers to rotate a bottle's label and provide additional consumer-friendly information, including cross promotions, more indepth product explanations, consumer education, brand awareness multi-lingual information, advertising and contests and gaming promotions.
* Rotate the upper element clockwise onto the lower element until the two elements are firmly attached.
It's one thing to make the secondary cage rotate, but the trick is making it do so with just the right degree of friction and ensuring that the telescope stays in collimation.