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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ro·tate /ˈroˌtet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ro·tate =/ˈroˌtet, <ɪ>ɛsp ɑrɪtɪʃ roˈ/= 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ro·tate, v. i.
 1. To cause to turn round or revolve, as a wheel around an axle.
 2. To cause to succeed in turn; esp., to cause to succeed some one, or to be succeeded by some one, in office. [Colloq.] “Both, after a brief service, were rotated out of office.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ro·tate a.  Having the parts spreading out like a wheel; wheel-shaped; as, a rotate spicule or scale; a rotate corolla, i.e., a monopetalous corolla with a flattish border, and no tube or a very short one.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ro·tate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rotated p. pr. & vb. n. Rotating.]
 1. To turn, as a wheel, round an axis; to revolve.
 2. To perform any act, function, or operation in turn, to hold office in turn; as, to rotate in office.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves
           around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over
           the fire" [syn: revolve, go around]
      2: exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano
         every night"
      3: cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
         [syn: circumvolve]
      4: perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to
         rotate for a few months"
      5: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes";
         "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
         [syn: turn out, splay, spread out]
      6: plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We
         rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"