Definition of Revolutions

1. Noun. (plural of revolution) As the turnings of a motor, or the overthrowing of a government. ¹



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Definition of Revolutions

1. revolution [n] - See also: revolution

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revolutions

revolutionary group
revolutioner
revolutionise
revolutionised
revolutionises
revolutionising
revolutionism
revolutionist
revolutionists
revolutionize
revolutionized
revolutionizer
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revolutions
revolutions per minute
revolutive
revolvable
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revolve about
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revolved
revolvement
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revolvency
revolver
revolvers
revolves
revolving

Literary usage of Revolutions

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1. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"To Find the Number of Revolutions of the Engine to Drive a Vessel at a Certain Speed.* P = pitch of the propeller in feet S = required speed in knots R ..."

2. Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. by Thomas Paine (1791)
"It is an age of Revolutions, in which every thing may be looked for. ... than once were the revolutions and alliance of France and America. FINIS. ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1899)
"CHAPTER XXXIV WARFARE AND Revolutions AMONG DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES »Why great revolutions will become more rare—Why democratic nations are naturally desirous of ..."

4. Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain by Edmund Burke (1790)
"From what we now fee, nothing of reform in the political world ought to be held improbable. It is an age of Revolutions, in which every thing may be looked ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1848)
"But Burke forgot his Greek :— Talking of revolutions,—how hot the noon of the ... We, too, are in the present tense with Europe ; for the revolutions of ..."

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