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Definition: rotatory engine
, a. [L. rota a wheel. See Roll
, v., and cf.
, a., Rowel
Turning, as a wheel on its axis; pertaining to, or
resembling, the motion of a wheel on its axis; rotatory; as,
, steam engine in which the continuous
rotation of the shaft is produced by the direct action of
the steam upon rotating devices which serve as pistons,
instead of being derived from a reciprocating motion, as
in the ordinary engine; a steam turbine; -- called also
, a pump in which the fluid is impelled by
rotating devices which take the place of reciprocating
buckets or pistons.
, shears, as for cloth, metal, etc., in which
revolving sharp-edged or sharp-cornered wheels do the
, a valve acting by continuous or partial
rotation, as in the four-way cock.