Pivot

• (n.) The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a watch. • (n.) The officer or soldier who simply turns in his place whike the company or line moves around him in wheeling; -- called also pivot man. • (n.) A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. &...
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pivot

(1) the blocker who stays to the front of the pack and regulates pack speed. The pivot also has the unique ability to, via a panty-swap, exchange places with the jammer. The pivot can be identified by the stripe on her helmet.
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Pivot

(also known as position 1) the blocker who stays to the front of the pack and regulates pack speed. The pivot can be identified by the stripe on her helmet. The pivot has the ability to swap places with the jammer. Each team has one pivot.
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pivot

(from the article `basketball`) A movement in which a player with the ball steps once or more in any direction with the same foot while the other foot (pivot foot) is kept at its ...
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pivot

1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. ... 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a watch. ... 3. Hence, figuratively: A turning point or condition; that on which important results depend; as, the pivot of an enterprise. ... 4. The officer or soldier wh...
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pivot

noun the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot; `the golfer went to the driving range to practice his pivot`
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Pivot

[band - Aus] View from College Hill during Spring 2005 flood. ...
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Pivot

[card game] Pivot is a casual card game released by Wizards of the Coast in 1998. The game was designed by André François. Pivot, along with Alpha Blitz, Go Wild!, and Twitch, were part of a move by Wizards of the Coast to diversify beyond their core Magic: The Gathering property. This game is no longer in print. There are 108 cards in a ...
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Pivot

Piv'ot noun [ F.; probably akin to Italian piva pipe, French pipe . See Pipe .] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a ...
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Pivot

Piv'ot transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pivoted ; present participle & verbal noun Pivoting .] To place on a pivot. Clarke.
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pivot

a center; also the foot that must remain touching the floor until a ball handler who has stopped dribbling is ready to pass or shoot.
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pivot

a center; also the foot that must remain touching the floor until a ball handler who has stopped dribbling is ready to pass or shoot.
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Pivot

A player at the front of the pack. This position sets the pace of the pack and is the last line of defense in preventing a jammer from breaking out of the pack. This player is identified by a striped helmet cover. In the old school rules set, the pivot may take over as jammer, when their team's jammer is unable to break through the pack and the opp...
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Pivot

Crisp, prompt turn on the hindquarters
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Pivot

During the swing the upper body of a golfer turns and coils a bit. That is called pivot.
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pivot

In physics, the part of a mechanism or machine that allows a turning motion. For example, in a see-saw the pivot at the centre allows one side to move down when an effort is applied and the opposite side with a load to move up. The pivot in a pair of scissors is the screw that holds the two parts of the scissors together
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Pivot

Price level established as being significant by market's failure to penetrate or as being significant when a sudden increase in volume accompanies the move through the price level.
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Pivot

Price level established as being significant by market`s failure to penetrate or as being significant when a sudden increase in volume accompanies the move through the price level.
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Pivot

Price level established as being significant by market's failure to penetrate or as being significan
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Pivot

The center; also the foot that must remain touching the floor until a ball handler who has stopped d
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Pivot

The narrow tip of an arbor, rotating in a hole pierced in one of the plates (usually, since the late 1800s, with a jewel by way of bearing).  The steel used for arbors is quite brittle and pivots often break, especially at the outer end of the balance-staff.
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Pivot

The rotation of the body during a swing.
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pivot

The rotation of the shoulders, trunk and pelvis during the golf swing.
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Pivot

The USS Pivot was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Pivot was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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Pivot

To leave the needle in fabric, raise the presser foot and turn the fabric at a 45 degree angle. Then lower the presser foot and start sewing. Used to sew square seams. (Thanks to Beth!)
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