circumrotation love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of rotating or revolving, as a wheel or a planet; circumvolution; the state of being whirled round.
  • noun A single rotation of a rotating body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of rolling or revolving round, as a wheel; circumvolution; the state of being whirled round.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun rotation or revolution around an axis

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

circum- +‎ rotation

Examples

  • But let me give thee a few particulars of our conversation in the circumrotation we took, while in the coach — She had received a letter from Miss Howe yesterday, I presumed?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The power of agitation upon the spirits is well known; every man has felt his heart lightened in a rapid vehicle, or on a galloping horse; and nothing is plainer than that he who towers to the fifth story is whirled through more space by every circumrotation, than another that grovels upon the ground floor.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IV (of X)—Great Britain and Ireland II

  • The power of agitation upon the spirits is well known; every man has felt his heart lightened in a rapid vehicle, or on a galloping horse; and nothing is plainer, than that he who towers to the fifth story, is whirled through more space by every circumrotation, than another that grovels upon the ground-floor.

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 03 The Rambler, Volume II

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