on a rotating basis

Definition of on a rotating basis

  1. :  by taking turns The doctors take weekend call on a rotating basis.

Word by Word Definitions

rotateplay rotating
  1. :  having the parts flat and spreading or radiating like the spokes of a wheel

  1. :  to perform an act, function, or operation in turn

    :  to pass or alternate in a series

    :  to turn about an axis or a center :  revolve

basisplay
  1. :  the bottom of something considered as its foundation

    :  the principal component of something

    :  something on which something else is established or based


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up on a rotating basis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!