Definition of Revolve about
1. Verb. Center upon. "Our day revolved around our work"
Generic synonyms: Bear On, Come To, Concern, Have-to Doe With, Pertain, Refer, Relate, Touch, Touch On
Derivative terms: Center, Centering
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Literary usage of Revolve about
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"It is now perfectly well known to every schoolboy that the sun is the center and ruler of the solar system ; that the earth and 1er planets revolve about it ..."
2. A Text-book of Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1894)
"If now the rod is made to revolve about F' while the string is kept constantly stretched by the point of a pencil at P, in contact with the bar, ..."
3. Elements of General Science by Otis William Caldwell, William Lewis Eikenberry (1918)
"Is the moonlight which comes to us from the moon or from the sun ? 9. Since both earth and moon revolve about the sun, how do you account for the fact that ..."
4. Elements of General Science by Otis William Caldwell, William Lewis Eikenberry (1918)
"Since both earth and moon revolve about the sun, how do you account for the fact that the moon is sometimes visible from the earth and sometimes not? 10. ..."
5. The Medical Times and Gazette (1861)
"We have seen why the vertebra; cannot revolve about the axis of their bodies except in a limited degree. ..."
6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1857)
"The other celestial bodies which revolve about centres also revolve ... The other celestial bodies also revolve about their axes, and especially the earth. ..."