Adjective "Pivoted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Pivoted


    Definition:

    1. a pin, point, or short shaft on the end of which something rests and turns, or upon and about which something rotates or oscillates.

    2. the end of a shaft or arbor, resting and turning in a bearing.

    3. any thing or person on which something or someone functions or depends vitally: He is the pivot of my life.

    4. the person in a line, as of troops on parade, whom the others use as a point about which to wheel or maneuver.

    5. a whirling about on one foot.

    6. Basketball. the act of

    Origin:
    pivot

    Examples:

    "elements can be pivoted."

    "wheels can be pivoted."

    "drains can be pivoted."

    "chockstones can be pivoted."