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rotate
American English: /ˈroʊˌteɪt/
British English: /rə(ʊ)ˈteɪt/

Translation of rotate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (turn about axis)
    girar
    dar vueltas
    rotar
    rotating blade
    cuchilla (feminine) giratoria or rotatoria
    Example sentences
    • Just so you get to see this trick from all angles, the centre of the stage will rotate round slowly.
    • Beta station loomed out of the darkness, the centre spire rotating in an anti-clockwise direction.
    • I assumed those barrels would rotate around when a round was spent, but they seemed too high-tech to be simple revolvers.
    1.2 (take turns)
    turnarse
    rotarse
    (crops)
    alternarse
    members rotate in the role of chairman
    los miembros se van turnando or (se) van rotando para ocupar la presidencia
    on a rotating basis
    por turnos
    Example sentences
    • Today board meetings rotate among the three locations, and design staff members travel among the offices on a project-by-project basis.
    • Now most engineers work in teams of three, with project leadership rotating among team members.
    • In Orpheus, that function (which rotates regularly) is similar to that of a player-coach on a soccer team.
    Example sentences
    • Millions of tenant farmers in the developing world have little incentive to invest in land improvements, rotate crops or improve soil fertility.
    • We are still trying to find better ways to farm organically and to manage our soils and rotate our crops more productively.
    • It survives winter in the soil and attacks again, even if other crops are rotated between peanut plantings.

transitive verb

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