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revolving

verb
present participle of revolve

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1 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis
  • the salesclerk revolved the glass display case so I could see the watchbands on the reverse side

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2 to move in circles around an axis or center
  • the sidereal day measures the time it takes the Earth to revolve completely about its axis with respect to the fixed stars

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The first known use of revolving was in 1599

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“Revolving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/revolving. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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