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Adjective: revolved  ri'vólvd
  1. Turned in a circle around an axis
    "The cathodes were revolved inside porous battery jars";
    - rotated
Verb: revolve  ri'vólv
  1. Turn on or around an axis or a centre
    "The Earth revolves around the Sun";
    - go around, rotate
  2. Circle or revolve around another object; move in an orbit
    "The moon revolves around the Earth";
    - orb, orbit
  3. Cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
    "She revolved the ball";
    - roll
  4. Recur in cycles

See also: turned

Type of: circle, displace, move, turn

Encyclopedia: Revolve