American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Tending to revolve or happen repeatedly.
- adj. Available at regular intervals.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Turning; rolling; moving round.
- v. present participle of revolve.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Making a revolution or revolutions; rotating; -- used also figuratively of time, seasons, etc., depending on the revolution of the earth.
“I've heard the term revolving door policy when it comes to lowlife criminal c0-cksuck-Ers like this.”
“The case thats mirrored and goes aroundI would walk in, walk directly to that octagon cake thing, which she calls a revolving beauty of cake.”
“Until recently, the police chief had what he calls a revolving door for criminals.”
“We can also look at how there was a breakdown in what I call the revolving door.”
“It's led to what I call a revolving door in the criminal justice system.”
“The lobbying rules in Congress are aimed at slowing down what is known as the "revolving door" between working on Capitol Hill and working as a lobbyist, where one is paid to peddle influence.”
“Unexpectedly few plot twists or surprises, with one exception, again revolving around Jacob.”
“This is due to the fact that underlying securities are usually financed by short-term revolving repo term debt, which is usually at LIBOR minus a spread.”
“Consumers ages 20 to 29 carry an average $5,781 in revolving debt — which includes credit card loans — a 24% rise from five years ago, adjusted for inflation, according to an analysis by Experian of the credit records of 3 million twentysomethings for USA TODAY.”
“The only real way that we're going to get to stop this cycle, this revolving -- we call revolving door -- is for -- to give them something else to emulate than images that they see.”
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