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that revolves:
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


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