### ROTATION

The clockwise movement of players around the court and through the serving position following a side out.

### Rotation

Applied to cropping, the practice of growing different crops on the same land in a regular, recurring sequence. Rotation is adopted to hinder the development or because of complement effects, or demands on the soil or for convenience of spreading the times of peak labour demand.

### Rotation

[aeronautics] In aviation, rotation refers to the action of applying back pressure to a control device, such as a yoke, side-stick or centre stick, to lift the nose wheel off the ground during the takeoff roll. Proper rotation is important for safety reasons and to decrease takeoff distance. This is when the aircraft lifts up from the runwa...
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### Rotation

Specifically towards crop rotation: changing the plants in the same growing area. This will decrease the soil born diseased.
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### Rotation

Refers to the movement or flow of investments. Usually, it describes the flow into one sector of stocks and the reduction of positions in another stock sector.
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### rotation

A shelf-stocking procedure that ensures first-in, first-out by pulling older stock forward and placing newer stock at the back during restocking. See stock rotation.
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### Rotation

Movement of a vector through an angle.
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### rotation

[n] - (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin 2. [n] - a single complete turn (axial or orbital) 3. [n] - a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.) 4. [n] - the act of rotating as if on an axis
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### Rotation

Changing crops in a field an an annual basis to maximise yield and minimise disease, soil damage etc.
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### Rotation

Motion of an object where the path of every point is a circle or circular arc. A rotation is defined by a point and vector which determine the axis of rotation. The direction of the vector is the direction of the axis and the magnitude of the vector is the angle of rotation. See also: Isometry, Plane Angle, Vector.
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### Rotation

Ro·ta'tion noun [ Latin rotatio : confer French rotation .] 1. The act of turning, as a wheel or a solid body on its axis, as distinguished from the progressive motion of a revolving round another body or a distant point; thus, the daily turning of the earth on its axis is a ro...
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### Rotation

Ro·ta'tion adjective Pertaining to, or resulting from, rotation; of the nature of, or characterized by, rotation; as, rotational velocity.
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### rotation

<dentistry> A movement in which the tooth turned along the long axis of the tooth. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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### rotation

rotary motion noun the act of rotating as if on an axis; `the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music`
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### rotation

revolution noun a single complete turn (axial or orbital); `the plane made three rotations before it crashed`; `the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year`
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### rotation

noun a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.); `crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil`; `the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation`
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### rotation

noun (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin
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### rotation

(ro-ta´shәn) the process of turning around an axis. in obstetrics, the turning of the fetal head (or presenting part) for proper orientation to the pelvic axis. It should occur naturally, but if it does not it must be accomplished manually or instrumentally by the obstetrician or manually by the nurs...
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### Rotation

• (a.) Pertaining to, or resulting from, rotation; of the nature of, or characterized by, rotation; as, rotational velocity. • (n.) The act of turning, as a wheel or a solid body on its axis, as distinguished from the progressive motion of a revolving round another body or a distant point; thus, the daily turning of the earth on its axis ...
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### rotation

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### rotation

(from the article `sensory reception, human`) The human inner ear contains parts (the nonauditory labyrinth or vestibular organ) that are sensitive to acceleration in space, rotation, and ... ...is also essential for coordinating the position of the head and the movement of the eyes. There are two sets of end organs in the inner ear, or...
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### rotation

(from the article `joint`) Spin is a movement of a bone around its own long axis; it is denoted by the anatomical term rotation. An important example of spin is provided by the ... ...the two bones to which they are attached; extensors tend to increase the angle. Adductors pull a bone or cartilage closer to the axis of the body, ... ...
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### Rotation

An active asset management strategy that tactically overweighted and underweighted certain sectors, depending on expected performance. Sometimes called sector rotation.
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### Rotation

Call auction method used on an option exchange by which all of the option series in a particular underlying are opened. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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### Rotation

See Earth rotation.
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