"pivot" in the noun sense
1. pivot, pivot man
the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
2. pivot, pin
axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot
"the golfer went to the driving range to practice his pivot"
"pivot" in the verb sense
1. pivot, swivel
turn on a pivot
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