(formerly) the attaching of an artificial crown to the root of a tooth with a metal dowel.
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How to use pivoting in a sentence
Much like other popular broadcast mics, the Samson Q9U mounts on its own built-in threaded yoke, which allows for easy pivoting and angle correction while mounted on a stand.Samson Q9U review: A studio-worthy mobile-friendly mic | Tony Ware | July 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
The Braver Angels team calls this pivoting, and it involves indicating that you are about to offer a different perspective.Fighting With a Family Member Over Politics? Try These 4 Steps | Belinda Luscombe | February 19, 2021 | Time
Despite all the pivoting, Pop-Up Mag’s overall revenue in 2020 did not meet projections and was a decrease from 2019.‘Urgency around the community’: How Pop-Up Magazine pivoted to (even more) experimental storytelling | Kayleigh Barber | February 2, 2021 | Digiday
The increased frequency of pivoting is disruptive to students, parents, and staff.North County Report: Some Vista Schools to Close for Rest of Semester | Kayla Jimenez | November 25, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Reinvention, pivoting, whatever term one uses, is very real for so many women in their 40s.‘The Forty-Year-Old Version’ Creator Radha Blank on Seeing Herself and Missing Her Mother | cmurray | October 9, 2020 | Essence.com
pivoting on his heels, he casually strolled out toward a nearby walled courtyard.
The U.S. military spent decades pivoting away from its Cold War stance.
But pivoting from “Hope and Change” to “It Could Have Been Worse” is somewhere between insufficient and sad.Obama Needs a Second-Term Agenda in His Democratic Convention Speech | John Avlon | September 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Romney campaign appears on the verge of pivoting and re-embracing the candidate's most important achievement as governor.
Gingrich seemed slightly flustered, pivoting back to the poor grandmothers.Newt Gingrich Swings at Mitt Romney and Misses in CNN Florida Debate | Howard Kurtz | January 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
This Army was intended to effect a turning movement pivoting on de Castelnau's left.1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
I am glad that Russia flies back into savage Russianism, Scythism, savagely self-pivoting.Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence
As to the pivoting of a cylinder, we will deal with this later on.Watch and Clock Escapements | Anonymous
By this time the boat had swung around, reversing bow and stern, Van Horn pivoting so as to face the Snider-armed dandy.Jerry of the Islands | Jack London
Between two flaming cottages a horse is pivoting; one seems to be rearing.Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany | Edward Lyell Fox