Definition of Axial rotation
1. Noun. Rotary motion of an object around its own axis. "Wheels in axial rotation"
Generic synonyms: Gyration, Revolution, Rotation
Specialized synonyms: Wallow
Derivative terms: Roll, Roll, Roll, Roll, Roll, Roll
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axial Rotation
Literary usage of Axial rotation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt (1868)
"Periods of Sidereal Revolution and axial rotation —We shall confine ourselves here to giving the sidereal, or true periods of revolution of the planets in ..."
2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1894)
"axial rotation OF ABDOMINAL AORTA, WITH ASSOCIATED ABNORMALITIES OF THE BRANCHES. By CC BAXTER TYRIE, MB, CM Edin., Demonstrator of Anatomy, Leeds; ..."
3. A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy by George Frederick Chambers (1889)
"The great Bed Spot.—The great White Spot.—Sough'* observation*.—Alleged Connection between Spot* on Jupiter and Spoil on the Sun.—axial rotation of Jupiter. ..."