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Verb: pivot  pi-vut
  1. Turn on a pivot
    - swivel
Noun: pivot  pi-vut
  1. The person in a rank around whom the others wheel and manoeuvre
    - pivot man
     
  2. Axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    - pin
     
  3. The act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot
    "the golfer went to the driving range to practice his pivot"

Derived forms: pivoted, pivots, pivoting

Type of: axis, axis of rotation, marcher, parader, rotary motion, rotation, turn

Encyclopedia: Pivot, Alberta