English - Vietnamese Dictionary
rotate /rou'teit/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- luân phiên nhau
- to rotate the crops: trồng luân phiên, luân canh
- tính từ
- (thực vật học) có hình bánh xe
+turn on or around an axis or a center
+exchange on a regular basis
+cause to turn on an axis or center
+perform a job or duty on a rotating basis
+plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession
Advanced English Dictionary
1 turn, revolve, go round, spin, gyrate, pirouette, whirl, twirl, wheel, pivot, reel:
As the gear rotates, its teeth mesh with those of the other gear, causing it to turn in the opposite direction
2 change, exchange, alternate, interchange, switch, trade places; take turns, Colloq swap or swop:
Rotate the positions of the tyres for more even wear. We rotate the chores in our family.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (about / around sth) to move or turn around a central fixed point; to make sth do this: [V] Stay well away from the helicopter when its blades start to rotate. + winds rotating around the eye of a hurricane + [VN] Rotate the wheel through 180 degrees.
2 if a job rotates, or if people rotate a job, they regularly change the job or regularly change who does the job: [V] The EU presidency rotates among the members. + When I joined the company, I rotated around the different sections. + [VN] We rotate the night shift so no one has to do it all the time.
rotating adjective [only before noun]: rotating parts + a rotating presidency
quickly, rapidly | gently, slowly | freely
VERB + ROTATE
allow sth to
It is best to allow the rotor to rotate freely.
The blades rotate around a central point.
The earth rotates on its axis.
The handle rotates through 360 degrees.
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