rotation

as in spin
a rapid turning about on an axis or central point the Earth completes a single rotation around its axis in approximately 24 hours

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“Rotation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rotation. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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