pivoting

[ piv-uh-ting ]
/ ˈpɪv ə tɪŋ /

noun Dentistry.

(formerly) the attaching of an artificial crown to the root of a tooth with a metal dowel.

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Origin of pivoting

1850–55; pivot (v.) + -ing1
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