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ro•ta•ry



Pronunciation: (rō'tu-rē), [key]
adj., n., pl. -ries.


adj.
1. turning or capable of turning around on an axis, as a wheel.
2. taking place around an axis, as motion.
3. having a part or parts that turn on an axis, as a machine.

n.
1. a rotary device or machine.
2. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.See traffic circle.
3. Also called ro'tary convert'er. Elect.See synchronous converter.
4. (cap.) See Rotary Club.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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