verb (revolves, revolving, revolved)
- To orbit a central point.
Etymology: revolven (to change direction), From Old French revolver (to reflect upon), from revolvere (to turn over, roll back, reflect upon)
- The Earth revolves around the sun.
- To turn on an axis.
- The Earth revolves once every twenty-four hours.
- To recur in cycles.
- The program revolves through all the queues before returning to the start.
- To ponder on.
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