Definition of Rotaries

1. Noun. (plural of rotary) ¹



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Definition of Rotaries

1. rotary [n] - See also: rotary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotaries

rot-proof
rot in jail
rota
rotacism
rotal
rotalite
rotalites
rotamase
rotamer
rotameric
rotamers
rotameter
rotameters
rotane
rotanes
rotaries (current term)
rotary
rotary actuator
rotary converter
rotary dial
rotary engine
rotary engines
rotary evaporator
rotary joint
rotary motion
rotary phone
rotary phones
rotary press
rotary printing press
rotary subluxation of scaphoid

Literary usage of Rotaries

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1. The Principles of Dynamo Electric Machinery by Benjamin Franklin Bailey (1915)
"Commutation of rotaries.—The commutation of rotaries is usually good. One of the principal causes of commutation trouble with continuous-current generators ..."

2. The Principles of Dynamo Electric Machinery by Benjamin Franklin Bailey (1915)
"Commutation of rotaries.—The commutation of rotaries is usually good. One of the' principal causes of commutation trouble with continuous-current generators ..."

3. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1903)
"In order to avoid having to turn the plow when changing from one spur of the switchback to the other, it was arranged to have two rotaries in the same train ..."

4. Alternating-current Machinery: A Practical Treatise on Alternating-current by William Esty (1912)
"Inverted rotaries. When a rotary converter is used to convert a direct current into an alternating current, taking direct current in at the commutator and ..."

5. Electrical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Hand-book of Useful Data for by Horatio Alvah Foster (1908)
"... upon taking 5 of the maximum load of the stations, while a central power station rating through rotaries may be designed to take the average load only. ..."

6. A practical treatise on the manufacture of paper in all its branches by Carl Hofmann (1873)
"... this process we can only repeat what has been previously said about bleaching in rotaries and about forced bleaching, all of which applies here. ..."

7. McGraw Transit Directory (1918)
"(8-1000 kw. and 4-2000 kw. rotaries); 42nd St. A Wabash Ave. .... (2-4000 kw. rotaries); tot. cap. 80000 kw. Car shops at 40th A West End ..."

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