The central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates
the machine turns on a pivot
A gun which turns freely on a pivot to point in any direction.
The central bolt about which a pivot gun oscillates horizontally.
A move in which a scrum breaks on the side the ball was put in.
The class of pivot words.
A military training exercise involving a pivoting motion.
Military the file of soldiers instrumental in moving or changing the course of a body of troops.
A joint in which the movement of the parts is that of a pivot.
A move in which a player pivots to pass the ball.
A pivotal point (literal and figurative); (formerly) specifically †a point of reference for a wheeling body of troops.
The ship used as a reference point by a fleet when moving or changing course in formation.
That span of a bridge which turns or opens on a pivot.
An artificial crown attached to a tooth by means of a dowel inserted into the root canal.
A word crucial to the meaning or structure of a sentence, paragraph, etc.
A bearing that sustains the foot of a vertical shaft or spindle.
A swing bridge pivoted on a central pier.
A boring tool used in watchmaking to enlarge pivot holes.
(A) grammar postulating the existence of two word classes in early infant speech, pivot words and a larger open class.
A movement in which the player holding the ball may move in any direction with one foot, while keeping the other (the pivot foot) in contact with the floor