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Found 3 items, similar to pivot.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and
maneuver [syn: pivot man]
2: axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something
that turns [syn: pin]
3: the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot; “the golfer
went to the driving range to practice his pivot”
v : turn on a pivot [syn: swivel]
English → English (gcide)
Pivot \Piv"ot\, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe.
1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or
other body turns.
2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a
support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a watch.
3. Hence, figuratively: A turning point or condition; that on
which important results depend; as, the pivot of an
4. (Mil.) The officer or soldier who simply turns in his
place whike the company or line moves around him in
wheeling; -- called also pivot man.
Pivot bridge, a form of drawbridge in which one span,
called the pivot span, turns about a central vertical
Pivot gun, a gun mounted on a pivot or revolving carriage,
so as to turn in any direction.
Pivot tooth (Dentistry), an artificial crown attached to
the root of a natural tooth by a pin or peg.
Pivot \Piv"ot\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pivoted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To place on a pivot. --Clarke.