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[せん()·かい()]
senkai
noun, suru verb

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[せん()·かい()]
senkai

English Meaning(s) for 旋回

noun, suru verb
  1. revolution; rotation; turning; circling; swiveling
  2. turning (an aircraft or ship)

Definition and Synonyms for 旋回

Rotary Motion the act of rotating as if on an axis
Synonyms: めぐる, ターン, 円転, 回り, 回る, 回る, 回旋, 回転, 巡り, 旋回, 旋転, 転回, 輪転
Circulate move in circles
Synonyms: めぐる, 回る, 回る, 回転, 廻る, 循環, 旋回
Revolve turn on or around an axis or a center
Synonyms: めぐる, ローリング, 円転, 周回, 回る, 回る, 回旋, 回転, 廻る, 旋回, 旋転, 転回, 輪転
Turn cause to move around or rotate
Synonyms: ねじる, めぐる, 回す, 回る, 回る, 回転, 巡らす, 旋回, 旋転
Turn move around an axis or a center
Synonyms: めぐる, ターン, 一転, 回る, 回る, 回転, 廻る, 旋回, 旋転
Turn a movement in a new direction
Synonyms: 回転, 変わり, 変わる, 変化, 変化, 変わり目, 方向転換, 旋回, 自転, 転回, 輪番
Revolution a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
Synonyms: めぐる, スピン, 一周, 一巡り, 公転, 円転, 回り, 回る, 回る, 回旋, 回転, 回転運動, 巡り, 循環, 旋回, 旋転, 自転, 転回, 輪転

Meanings for each kanji in 旋回

rotation; go around Kanji Details »
-times; round; game; revolve; counter for occurrences Kanji Details »

Categories 旋回 is a member of

Motion a change of position that does not entail a change of location
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Move move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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Go change location
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Move cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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Turn move around an axis or a center
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Motion a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
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Turn a movement in a new direction
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 旋回

Sample Sentences for 旋回

The plane turned eastward.
The plane turned sharply to the right just before it crashed.
The helicopter is hovering overhead.
The hawk circled round in the sky.

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