Definition of counterrotate in English:

counterrotate

Line breaks: coun¦ter|rotate
Pronunciation: /kaʊntərəʊˈteɪt
 
/

verb

[no object]
Rotate in opposite directions, especially about the same axis: (as adjective counterrotating) technological advances such as counterrotating balanced shafts
More example sentences
  • Since cone and plate are counterrotating, a fluid layer exists within the chamber that does not rotate even during flow.
  • It has counterrotating agitators that allow for curd movement at lower agitator speeds.
  • For oscillating pectoral fins, a recurring pattern within planar flow fields is the production of paired counterrotating vortices with a central high-velocity fluid jet.

Derivatives

counterrotation

noun
More example sentences
  • The machines are offered in 1-, 2-, 4-, and 6-spindle versions and have counterrotation for the workpiece to reduce bore runout.
  • The engines spooled down, because we had to shut them down in flight, to minimize the counterrotation induced by the torque on the rotor head.
  • The H-Series bulldozers have a counterrotation usable at any speed.

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