ro•ta•ryPronunciation: (rō'tu-rē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -ries.
turning or capable of turning around on an axis, as a wheel.
taking place around an axis, as motion.
having a part or parts that turn on an axis, as a machine.
a rotary device or machine.
2. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
See traffic circle.
Also called ro'tary convert'er. Elect.
See synchronous converter.
) See Rotary Club.
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