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Meaning of REVOLVING

Pronunciation:  ri'vâlving

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  turning about an axis

REVOLVING is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: moving, rotating, turning, wheeling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*volv"ing\, a.
Making a revolution or revolutions; rotating; -- used also
figuratively of time, seasons, etc., depending on the
revolution of the earth.

      But grief returns with the revolving year. --Shelley.

      Revolving seasons, fruitless as they pass. --Cowper.

{Revolving firearm}. See {Revolver}.

{Revolving light}, a light or lamp in a lighthouse so
   arranged as to appear and disappear at fixed intervals,
   either by being turned about an axis so as to show light
   only at intervals, or by having its light occasionally
   intercepted by a revolving screen.