Origin of rotary
OTHER WORDS FROM rotaryun·ro·ta·ry, adjective
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How to use rotary in a sentence
After dialing the number on a rotary phone he hears distressed sounds coming from the other end before the line abruptly clicks off.‘Genesis Noir’: A stunning game about love, murder, joy and the Big Bang|Christopher Byrd|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Brainard suspected that the engineer was confusing roundabouts with the much larger, higher-speed rotaries — a forgivable confusion, given the nomenclature.
If you prefer your electric shaver with three-blade rotary heads, those happen to be Philips Norelco’s specialty.
The rotary and foil blades in waterproof models may not get quite as close to the skin as regular disposable razors, but they will get you smoother than most dry electric shavers.
The foil and rotary blades in electric shavers do eventually wear out, though, so it is recommended that you change them at least once a year.
Inquiries will be accepted only via Western Union telegram or rotary phone.
Bob Bashara was a married Rotary Club president who lived in a ritzy Detroit suburb.
There's an old rotary phone and a few yellowed papers on a cluttered old wooden desk.
“I think for sure he will,” said Kit Jennings, treasurer of the Spartanburg Rotary Club, which Perry addressed Tuesday.
The thwap-thwap-thwap of rotary wings above triggered an intense reaction in Army trauma surgeon Dr. (Maj.) Tara Dixon.
The rotary tuner shown in the sketch was designed by a correspondent of Modern Electrics.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
The Gnome rotary engine was first used with success at this meeting.Aviation in Peace and War|Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
The first steam engine invented by Hero was a rotary engine, but it was of course, most uneconomical of steam.Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
They not unfrequently acquire a rotary movement, whereby the circumference attains a velocity of several miles per hour.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
It is by this means that the reciprocating movement of the piston is transformed into a rotary motion of the crank-shaft.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag