Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The putting of an artificial crown on the root of a tooth by means of a peg or pivot.
- v. present participle of pivot.
“During the last glacial – interglacial transition, the movements of the North Atlantic Polar Front have been described as pivoting around locations in the western North Atlantic.”
“He gets you down low and all he's doing is just pivoting, which is legal.”
“JAMES CARVILLE, DEMOCRATIC STRATEGIST: You want to have a framework that the candidate can go back to, and you want to practice pivoting, that is, when you get a question, and, you know, how to answer a question and go to a larger point.”
“It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.”
“This is called pivoting and here is one solution: SELECT [Group], AVG (Cost) AS”
“Press reports have suggested that Administration officials are trying to make Democratic voters forget that the Administration promised to start drawing down troops from Afghanistan in July 2011 by "pivoting" to the "aspirational goal" that "most" U.S. "combat troops" will be withdrawn by 2014.”
“In their desperate effort to find revenues for their national health care proposals, they are "pivoting" as they signal a willingness to consider taxes on the better, more expensive health insurance benefits.”
“His campaign really is sort of trying to figure out how to transition between the primary season, a primary season that isn't really over yet at all for him, and kind of pivoting to a general election campaign in terms of his staff, in terms of his structure.”
“Witness reports seeing the plane kind of pivoting like this over Lake Monroe, disappearing over the treeline, and then seeing smoke.”
“Gregory said no, the White House says it is "pivoting" in a number of different directions.”
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