[ roh-tey-tiv ]
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  1. rotating or pertaining to rotation.

  2. producing rotation.

  1. happening in regular succession.

Origin of rotative

1770–80; <Latin rotāt(us) (see rotate1) + -ive

Other words from rotative

  • ro·ta·tive·ly [roh-tey-tiv-lee, -tuh-], /ˈroʊ teɪ tɪv li, -tə-/, adverb
  • non·ro·ta·tive, adjective
  • un·ro·ta·tive, adjective

Words Nearby rotative Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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