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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of revolve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, same as revolute.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. turned in a circle around an axis


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  • As the label revolved in front of him, he picked up the bottle and poured.

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  • ROWLANDS: A number of the calls revolved around a possible sighting of Laci Peterson in Longview, Washington.

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  • Much of the call revolved around a discussion of the company's Match personals business, which performed particularly well during the quarter.

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  • The Crusaders knew any hopes of a league title revolved around a win Friday and they left no doubt about their intensions after racing out to a 14-2 lead. Local Breaking News

  • Matthew Hittinger, foreground, and other attendees worked their way through various poses, including Parivrtta Parsvakonasana, also known as the revolved side-angle pose.

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  • This word revolved in my fiery brain, made a terrible noise and commotion.

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  • Being thus led to consider the subject more attentively, he wrote to Newton that wherever the direction of gravity was oblique to the axis on which the earth revolved, that is, in every part of the earth except the equator, falling bodies should approach to the equator, and the deviation from the vertical, in place of being exactly to the east, as Newton maintained, should be to the southeast of the point from which the body began to move.

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  • Mr. Cutler said the supply-chain issues that emerged in the second quarter revolved around worker shortages rather than plant constraints.

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  • A fair amount of this work revolved around reading religious texts, memoirs, and historical accounts of 17th-century Hindustan.

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  • Nine years ago, Pam Cope owned a cozy hair salon in the tiny town of Neosho, Missouri, and her life revolved around her son's baseball games, her daughter's dance lessons, and family trips to places like Disney World.

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