verb (used with object), ro·tat·ed, ro·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), ro·tat·ed, ro·tat·ing.
Origin of rotate1
Synonyms for rotate
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It consists of a fixed and a rotatable coil whose windings are not connected with each other.
It consists of a fixed and a rotatable coil with the coils connected in series.
1794, intransitive, back-formation from rotation. Transitive sense from 1823. Related: Rotated; rotating. Rotator "muscle which allows a part to be moved circularly" is recorded from 1670s.