Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The putting of an artificial crown on the root of a tooth by means of a peg or pivot.

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  • verb Present participle of pivot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    Arctic climate variability prior to 100 years BP

  • He gets you down low and all he's doing is just pivoting, which is legal.

    National Basketball Association - Pacers vs. Lakers

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Sep 27, 2004

  • This is called pivoting and here is one solution: SELECT [Group], AVG (Cost) AS

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  • It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.

    The Clog

  • It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.

    The Clog

  • It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.

    The Clog

  • It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.

    The Clog

  • It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.

    The Clog

  • It's called pivoting and has other namez, a tool used by politicans to avoid the substance of an issue.

    The Clog

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  • A dentistry term in the Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia. My dentist would call it a "post and crown".

    November 17, 2011