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English words starting with rot

Meanings of Rot:

verb

(chiefly of animal or vegetable matter) decay or cause to decay by the action of bacteria and fungi; decompose.

Usage examples:

The chalets were neglected and their woodwork was rotting away
noun

The process of decaying.

Usage examples:

The leaves were turning black with rot

Meanings of Rota:

noun

A list showing when each of a number of people has to do a particular job.

Usage examples:

A cleaning rota

Meanings of Rotaliform:

adjective

Having or relating to a test or shell of a globular spiral form typical of many rotalids, in which the earlier, smaller chambers are hidden on one side by the larger, later chambers; designating a test of this form.

Meanings of Rotameter:

noun

An apparatus for demonstrating the circular motion of the planets. rare.

Meanings of Rotan:

noun

A section or length of the stem of a rotan plant used for binding, etc.; a cane or stem of rotan, used as an instrument of punishment.

Meanings of Rotang:

noun

A section or length of the stem of a rotan plant used for binding, etc.; a cane or stem of rotan, used as an instrument of punishment.

Meanings of Rotarian:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of rotary international, a worldwide charitable society of business and professional people.

Usage examples:

A pillar of the rotarian community
noun

A member of rotary international, a worldwide charitable society of business and professional people.

Usage examples:

He is well-respected by his fellow rotarians

Meanings of Rotarianism:

noun

The principles or practice of the rotary organization; the way of life held to be characteristic of rotarians.

Rotaries

ˈrəʊ.tər.i

Meanings of Rotaries:

noun

A rotary machine, engine, or device.

Usage examples:

There is an output level rotary for overall volume setting
adjective

(of motion) revolving around a centre or axis; rotational.

Usage examples:

No mention is made of rotary motion from the elbow or lateral movement from the wrist.
proper noun

A worldwide charitable society of business and professional people, formed in 1905.

Rotary

ˈrəʊt(ə)ri

Meanings of Rotary:

adjective

(of motion) revolving around a centre or axis; rotational.

Usage examples:

No mention is made of rotary motion from the elbow or lateral movement from the wrist.
noun

A rotary machine, engine, or device.

Usage examples:

There is an output level rotary for overall volume setting
proper noun

A worldwide charitable society of business and professional people, formed in 1905.

Meanings of Rotas:

noun

A list showing when each of a number of people has to do a particular job.

Usage examples:

A cleaning rota

Meanings of Rotatably:

adverb

In a manner that allows rotation.

Rotate

rəʊˈteɪt

Meanings of Rotate:

verb

Move or cause to move in a circle round an axis or centre.

Usage examples:

The wheel continued to rotate

Meanings of Rotated:

verb

Move or cause to move in a circle round an axis or centre.

Usage examples:

The wheel continued to rotate

Meanings of Rotates:

verb

Move or cause to move in a circle round an axis or centre.

Usage examples:

The wheel continued to rotate

Meanings of Rotating:

verb

Move or cause to move in a circle round an axis or centre.

Usage examples:

The wheel continued to rotate
adjective

Moving in a circle round an axis or centre.

Usage examples:

The rotating drum of a capstan

Rotation

rəʊˈteɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Rotation:

noun

The action of rotating about an axis or centre.

Usage examples:

The moon moves in the same direction as the earth's rotation

Rotative

rəʊˈteɪ.tɪv

Meanings of Rotative:

adjective

(of a machine) having a part that moves around in a circle

Usage examples:

Watt's rotative engine is preserved in the science museum., samuel clegg obtained the patent for hi…

Meanings of Rotativism:

noun

A system whereby different political parties rotate in office according to a pre-arranged plan rather than by electoral mandate, especially in portugal in the second half of the 19th century.

Rotator

rəʊˈteɪ.tər

Meanings of Rotator:

noun

A thing which rotates or which causes something to rotate.

Usage examples:

T tauri stars are slow rotators

Meanings of Rotatoria:

noun

With plural agreement. a class or phylum of minute or microscopic aquatic animals comprising the rotifers and (formerly) certain ciliates; (also in form rotatoria) animals of this class or phylum (collectively or individually); rotifers, wheel-animalcules.

Rotenone

ˈrəʊtənəʊn

Meanings of Rotenone:

noun

A toxic crystalline substance obtained from the roots of derris and related plants, widely used as an insecticide.

Usage examples:

By the mid 1800s, the heads of chrysanthemum flowers were used to obtain pyrethrum, and rotenone wa…

Rotifer

ˈrəʊtɪfə

Meanings of Rotifer:

noun

A minute multicellular aquatic animal of the phylum rotifera.

Usage examples:

Ludwig's plan also calls for growing rotifers and copepod nauplii in ponds or indoor tanks and rede…

Meanings of Rotifera:

plural noun

A small phylum of minute multicellular aquatic animals which have a characteristic wheel-like ciliated organ used in swimming and feeding.

Usage examples:

Micrognathozoa lack this characteristic feature and, therefore, are postulated to be more basal in …

Meanings of Rotifers:

noun

A minute multicellular aquatic animal of the phylum rotifera.

Usage examples:

Ludwig's plan also calls for growing rotifers and copepod nauplii in ponds or indoor tanks and rede…

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