corotate

verb
co·​ro·​tate | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈrō-ˌtāt How to pronounce corotate (audio) \
corotated; corotating; corotates

Definition of corotate

intransitive verb

: to rotate in conjunction with or at the same rate as another rotating body

Other Words from corotate

corotation \ ˌkō-​rō-​ˈtā-​shən How to pronounce corotate (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of corotate

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Corotate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corotate. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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