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rotary

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊtəri/

Translation of rotary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [motion/movement] rotatorio, rotativo; [mower] rotatorio
    Example sentences
    • No mention is made of rotary motion from the elbow or lateral movement from the wrist.
    • The back and forth movement of each piston was translated into rotary motion by a crank shaft.
    • These are potentiometers that operate in a linear direction as opposed to a rotary direction.
    Example sentences
    • If it had a USB port, there would be a lot of money to be made by selling a plug-in rotary dial unit to operate the thing properly.
    • Ellison's most recent expansion provided the company with some additional equipment including a computer controlled wire-cut machine and a rotary molder.
    • Dozens of cultivation tools are at the organic producer's disposal, he added, from rotary hoes to new machines that simply vibrate soil to uproot newly sprouted weeds.

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 1 (machine) máquina (feminine) rotatoria

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