Definition of counterrotate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkoun(t)ərˈrōˌtāt/


[no object]
Rotate in opposite directions, especially about the same axis.
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.



Pronunciation: /-rōˈtāSHən/
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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Syllabification: coun·ter·ro·tate

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