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Rotate
 

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      to turn around in a circle; to spin
 



Sentences:
Earth rotates on its axis once a day.

The second hand on the clock rotates faster than the other hands.





Related Links:
Watch Jupiter Rotate

 

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Flash animation of Earth rotating
Earth takes about 24 hours to rotate on its axis, which is why a day is 24 hours long.
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