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  • 1 revolve — re‧volve [rɪˈvɒlv ǁ rɪˈvɑːlv] verb [transitive] BANKING to make loan repayments of less than the full amount due each month: • Banks make money on the interest rates they charge cardholders who revolve their balances …

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  • 2 revolve */ — UK [rɪˈvɒlv] / US [rɪˈvɑlv] verb Word forms revolve : present tense I/you/we/they revolve he/she/it revolves present participle revolving past tense revolved past participle revolved a) [intransitive] to turn or spin around a central point… …

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  • 3 revolve — 01. The government s anti smoking campaign [revolves] around helping teens make the right decisions for a healthy lifestyle. 02. In the past, people believed that all the planets in our solar system [revolved] around the Earth. 03. His entire… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 4 revolve — re|volve [ rı valv ] verb * intransitive to turn or spin around a central point: The platform revolved to reveal a whole new stage setting. revolve on: The Earth revolves on its axis. revolve around: The planets revolve around the Sun. a.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 revolve — re|volve [rıˈvɔlv US rıˈva:lv] v [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: revolvere to roll back, cause to return , from volvere to roll ] to move around like a wheel, or to make something move around like a wheel →↑revolution, turn ↑turn ▪… …

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  • 6 revolve — verb (I, T) to spin around or make something spin around, on a central point; rotate (1): The metal disc revolves at high speed. | revolve sth: Revolve the drum to get all the clothes out of the dryer. revolve around sth phrasal verb (transitive… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 revolve — Synonyms and related words: alternate, be here again, brood over, chaw, chew over, circle, circuit, circuiteer, circulate, circulation, circumambulate, circummigrate, circumnavigate, circumrotate, circumvent, circumvolute, circumvolution, close… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 revolve — [rɪˈvɒlv] verb [I/T] to turn or spin around a central point, or to make something do this revolving [rɪˈvɒlvɪŋ] adj reround sth …

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  • 9 roll — I. v. a. 1. Turn, make revolve. 2. Whirl, wheel, revolve. 3. Revolve, turn about (in one s mind). 4. Wrap round (one part on another). 5. Bind, involve, inwrap, infold. 6. Press, level, smooth, flatten …

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  • 10 orbit — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin orbita, from Latin, rut, track, probably from orbis Date: 15th century the bony socket of the eye • orbital adjective II. noun Etymology: Latin orbita path, rut, orbit Date: 1696 …

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  • 11 roll — v. & n. v. 1 a intr. move or go in some direction by turning over and over on an axis (the ball rolled under the table; a barrel started rolling). b tr. cause to do this (rolled the barrel into the cellar). 2 tr. make revolve between two surfaces …

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  • 12 wind — wind1 [wīnd] vt. wound or Rare winded, winding [ME winden < OE windan, akin to ON vinda, Ger winden < IE base * wendh , to turn, wind, twist > Arm gind, a ring] 1. a) to turn, or make revolve [to wind a crank] b) to move by or as if by… …

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  • 13 turn — [tʉrn] vt. [ME turnen < OE turnian & OFr turner, tourner, both < L tornare, to turn in a lathe, turn < tornus, lathe < Gr tornos, lathe, carpenter s compasses, akin to terein, to bore through: for IE base see THROW] I to cause to… …

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  • 14 Heliocentrism — Heliocentric redirects here. For the albums, see Heliocentric (Paul Weller album) and Heliocentric (The Ocean Collective album). Heliocentric Universe …

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  • 15 turn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rotation, revolution; twirl, twist; deflection, diversion; coil, convulsion; change; crisis; aptitude, ability, skill; act, skit; spell, shift, tour, trick. v. revolve, rotate, pivot; reel; rebel,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 Nicolaus Copernicus — Copernicus redirects here. For other uses, see Copernicus (disambiguation). Nicolaus Copernicus …

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  • 17 Open relationship — The Purple Mobius symbol for polyamory and non monogamy. An open relationship is an interpersonal relationship in which the parties want to be together but agree to a form of a non monogamous relationship.[1] This means that they agree that a… …

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  • 18 sun — sunlike, adj. /sun/, n., v., sunned, sunning. n. 1. (often cap.) the star that is the central body of the solar system, around which the planets revolve and from which they receive light and heat: its mean distance from the earth is about 93… …

    Universalium

  • 19 Tycho Brahe — This article is about the astronomer Tycho Brahe. For other uses, see Tycho Brahe (disambiguation). Tycho Ottesen Brahe Born 14 December 1546 Knutstorp Castle, Scania Died 24 October 1601 (age …

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  • 20 Imani Coppola — Infobox musical artist Name = Imani Coppola Img capt = Coppola sings with Peeping Tom at Milan in November, 2006. Img size = Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Born = Birth date and age|1978|4|6|mf=y Died = Origin = New York City,… …

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