pivot

/ˈpɪvət/

  • Noun
  • a pin or shaft on which a mechanical part turns
  • the action of turning around a point
    1. The quarterback made a quick pivot [=turn] and threw the ball to the running back.
  • a person or thing that is central or important to someone or something else
    1. Their children had become the pivot around which their life turned.
  • a position in which a player on offense faces away from the basket to pass to or assist other teammates trying to score
    1. Their center is a strong player in the pivot.
  • Verb
  • to turn on or around a central point
    1. The dancers pivoted on their toes and changed direction.
    2. The door hinge pivots around the pin.
    3. The quarterback pivoted and threw the ball to the running back.
  • to be based on (something)
    1. Our vacation plans will pivot around how much money we can save.
    2. The book's plot pivots on the main character's need for revenge.

Những từ liên quan với PIVOT

veer, center, spindle, rely, shaft, sheer, kingpin, heart, hub, rotate, hinge, hang, axle, depend, fulcrum