Definition of Rotational

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to rotation. "Rotational inertia"

Partainyms: Rotation



Definition of Rotational

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to or caused by rotation. ¹

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Definition of Rotational

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotational

rotascopes
rotatable
rotate
rotateable
rotated
rotates
rotating
rotating anode
rotating anode tube
rotating mechanism
rotating shaft
rotation
rotation flap
rotation period
rotation therapy
rotational (current term)
rotational axis
rotational energy
rotational latency
rotational molding
rotational moulding
rotational nystagmus
rotational period
rotational transform
rotationalities
rotationality
rotationally
rotations
rotative
rotatively

Literary usage of Rotational

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1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1904)
"This is the distinction between longitudinal and rotational properties. The direction and magnitude of a quantity may depend upon some action or effect ..."

2. Dynamics of Rotation: An Elementary Introduction to Rigid Dynamics by Arthur Mason Worthington (1892)
"Compare the rotational inertia of this wheel with one whose rate of rotation is redu^d from 100 to 70 turns per minute by a friction couple of 80 pound-foot ..."

3. Dynamics of Rotation: An Elementary Introduction to Rigid Dynamics by Arthur Mason Worthington (1902)
"Compare the rotational inertia of this wheel with one whose rate of rotation is reduced from 100 to 70 turns per minute by a friction couple of 80 ..."

4. Vestiges of Pre-metric Weights and Measures Persisting in Metric-system by Arthur Edwin Kennelly (1881)
"The laws of combination of directed quantities are the same whether they are longitudinal or rotational, so that there is no difference in the mathematical ..."

5. Electromagnetic Theory by Oliver Heaviside (1893)
"But what is its interpretation in the rotational ether, and how is the latter to ... Now, since we use rotational elasticity to obtain the potential energy, ..."

6. Electrical Papers by Oliver Heaviside (1894)
"As it seems impossible to avoid the consideration of rotational stresses in ... On Stresses, irrotational and rotational, and their Activities. ยง 10. ..."

7. Magnetic Fields of Force: An Exposition of the Phenomena of Magnetism by Hermann Ebert (1897)
"If at any point the two rotational vectors are coincident in direction, ... Composition of rotational motions; the parallelogram of rotational vectors. ..."

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