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pivoting

verb
present participle of pivot

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to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis
  • the telescope is mounted on a tripod so you can easily pivot it for viewing in any direction

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“Pivoting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pivoting. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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