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swivel

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˈswɪv.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to (cause to) turn round a central point in order to face in another direction: She swivelled round to look out of the window. The ostrich swivelled its head in our direction.

swivel

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈswɪv.əl/
turning around a central point to face in another direction: a swivel chair a swivel lamp
Translations of “swivel”
in Vietnamese khớp khuyên…
in Spanish pivote, eslabón giratorio…
in Thai แกนหมุน…
in Malaysian sendi swivel…
in French pivot…
in German der Drehzapfen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)轉動,使)旋轉…
in Indonesian sendi putar…
in Russian вращать(ся)…
in Turkish dönmek, döndürmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)转动,使)旋转…
in Polish obracać (się)…
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