nonrotating

adjective

non·​ro·​tat·​ing ˌnän-ˈrō-ˌtā-tiŋ How to pronounce nonrotating (audio)
 especially British  -rō-ˈtā-
: not rotating or capable of rotation
a nonrotating filter ring on a camera
works on a nonrotating shift
In an infinite ocean on a nonrotating Earth, the waters would always move in the same direction as the wind that set it in motion.M. Grant Gross

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonrotating was in 1861

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Cite this Entry

“Nonrotating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonrotating. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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