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Origin of rotatory
OTHER WORDS FROM rotatoryun·ro·ta·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby rotatory
Example sentences from the Web for rotatory
This machine takes the name of torno, from its rotatory motion.Letters from Spain|Joseph Blanco White
The books he chose puzzled and almost shocked the rotatory guardians of his sanctum.The Soul of a Child|Edwin Bjorkman
This rotatory motion carried unequal shreds from the centre towards the border, and reciprocally.Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men|Francois Arago
In this rotatory motion, responsibility is thrown off from the parts, and from the whole.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume II|Thomas Paine
That when moved, its motion is rotatory and not rectilinear, it owes to its own nature.