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swivel

swiv·el

swivel

 
 
pronunciation:
swI vl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fastener or mount that allows the object fastened or mounted to turn freely or pivot.
definition 2: something, such as a gun or chair, mounted on a swivel attached to a fixed support so that it can be turned in different directions.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: swiveled, swiveling, swivels
definition 1: to pivot on or as if on a swivel.
similar words:
pivot
definition 2: to fasten or mount with a swivel.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to turn on or as if on a swivel.
similar words:
pivot, turn