verb (pivots, pivoting, pivoted, pivoted)
- A is that on which something turns; specifically a metal pointed pin or short shaft in machinery, such as the end of an axle or spindle.
- Act of turning on one foot.
Etymology: pivot, probably connected with w:Italian language, Italian pivolo, "peg, pin", diminutive of piva, pipa, "pipe").
- (intransitive) To turn on an exact spot.
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