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swiv·el

swivel

 
 
pronunciation:
swI vl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a device that allows the object fastened or mounted to it to turn freely or pivot.
His desk chair is on a swivel.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: swivels, swiveling, swiveled
definition: to turn on or as if on a swivel.
The chair in Mom's office swivels.He swiveled in my direction when I called his name.
similar words:
pivot