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pivot
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 5
2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a watch.
3. Hence, figuratively: A turning point or condition; that on which important results depend; as, the pivot of an enterprise.
4. The officer or soldier who simply turns in his place whike the company or line moves around him in wheeling; - called also pivot man.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To place on a pivot.
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