verb (used with object), ro·tat·ed, ro·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), ro·tat·ed, ro·tat·ing.
Origin of rotate1
Examples from the Web for rotating
Causeway Bay has rotating illustrations inspired by clashes with the police.
A museum-like sign on the wall claims this was Escobar's cell and that the circular slab was where he had his rotating, round bed.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even then, only one painting was put on display, rotating every few weeks.Schnabel Is Back With a Comprehensive Survey at the Brant Foundation|Justin Jones|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Other times, the job stays here but is filled by a rotating cadre of H-1Bs.
But Togo happens to hold a rotating seat on the UN Security Council.
A whole new world seemed to open before him; from then on, he was constantly finding things pierced and rotating on pivots.Naudsonce|H. Beam Piper
She feared the magnetic power of The Red Lion, coupled with my propensity for rotating.The Lure of Old London|Sophie Cole
But anything such as light, which must operate in turning axes of rotating parts, may encounter enormous elastic resistance.Spinning Tops|John Perry
Now a wheel so mounted if left alone remains in precisely the same position so long as it goes on rotating.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin
The substance of the rotating mass contracts more and more; the rapidity of its motion gradually falls off.
British Dictionary definitions for rotating (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for rotating (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for rotating
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.