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English → English (WordNet) Definition: swivel swivel n : a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin [also: swivelling, swivelled] swivel v : turn on a pivot [syn: pivot] [also: swivelling, swivelled]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Swivel Swivel \Swiv"el\, n. [AS. sw[=i]fan to move quickly, to remove; akin to Icel. sveifla to whirl, shake, sv[=i]fa to ramble, to turn. See Swoop, and cf. Swift a reel, Swift, a.] 1. (Mech.) A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation about the pin as an axis. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) A small piece of ordnance, turning on a point or swivel; -- called also swivel gun. --Wilhelm. [1913 Webster] Swivel bridge, a kind of drawbridge that turns round on a vertical axis; a swing bridge. Swivel hook, a hook connected with the iron strap of a pulley block by a swivel joint, for readily taking the turns out of a tackle. Swivel joint, a joint, the two pieces composing which turn round, with respect to each other, on a longitudinal pin or axis, as in a chain, to prevent twisting. [1913 Webster] Swivel \Swiv"el\, v. i. To swing or turn, as on a pin or pivot. [1913 Webster]


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