- rotisserie league baseball,
- rotor blade,
- rotor cloud,
Origin of rotor
Examples from the Web for rotor
So serious is this heat that it can distort a major APUS engine component, the rotor shaft, and cause significant damage.
"Because the rotor takes care of that, after the engine is dead," explained Linda.Linda Carlton's Island Adventure|Edith Lavell
This is a plan view showing the rotor resting in position in the lower half of its casing.Steam Turbines|Hubert E. Collins
A new type of variometer has what is known as a basket weave, or wavy wound stator and rotor.The Radio Amateur's Hand Book|A. Frederick Collins
Word Origin for rotor
1873, irregular shortening of rotator (see rotate (v.)), originally in mathematics. Mechanical sense is attested from 1903; specifically of helicopters from 1930.