a revolving table top.
Machinery. noting or pertaining to a radial engine whose cylinders revolve around a stationary crankshaft, as the engine of a helicopter.
verb (used without object), revolved, revolving.
to move in a circular or curving course or orbit:
The earth revolves around the sun.
to turn around or rotate, as on an axis:
The wheel revolves slowly.
to proceed or occur in a round or cycle; come around again in the process of time; recur.
to be revolved in the mind.
to focus or center on.
verb (used with object), revolved, revolving.
to cause to turn around, as on an axis.
to cause to move in a circular or curving course, as about a central point.
to think about; consider.
moving around a central axis: revolving door
(of a fund) constantly added to from income from its investments to offset outgoing payments
(of a letter of credit, load, etc) available to be repeatedly drawn on by the beneficiary provided that a specified amount is never exceeded
to move or cause to move around a centre or axis; rotate
(intransitive) to occur periodically or in cycles
to consider or be considered
(intransitive; foll by around or about) to be centred or focused (upon): Juliet’s thoughts revolved around Romeo
(theatre) a circular section of a stage that can be rotated by electric power to provide a scene change
noun 1. a charge plan offerring revolving credit.
noun 1. credit automatically available up to a predetermined limit while payments are periodically made. Compare credit line (def 2). revolving credit noun 1. a letter of credit for a fixed sum, specifying that the beneficiary may make repeated use of the credit provided that the fixed sum is never exceeded
noun 1. an entrance door for excluding drafts from the interior of a building, usually consisting of four rigid leaves set in the form of a cross and rotating about a central, vertical pivot in the doorway. 2. Informal. a company, institution, or organization with a high turnover of personnel or members. a legal, medical, […]
noun 1. any loan fund intended to be maintained by the repayment of past loans. 2. a U.S. government fund, with loans and repayments equalized, used to aid businesses affecting the public interest, as public utilities. revolving fund noun 1. a fund set up for a specific purpose and constantly added to by income from […]