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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
revolved
adj
  1. turned in a circle around an axis [syn: rotated, revolved]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Revolve \Re*volve"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Revolved}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Revolving}.] [L. revolvere, revolutum; pref. re- re-
      + volvere to roll, turn round. See {Voluble}, and cf.
      {Revolt}, {revolution}.]
      1. To turn or roll round on, or as on, an axis, like a wheel;
            to rotate, -- which is the more specific word in this
            sense.
  
                     If the earth revolve thus, each house near the
                     equator must move a thousand miles an hour. --I.
                                                                              Watts.
  
      2. To move in a curved path round a center; as, the planets
            revolve round the sun.
  
      3. To pass in cycles; as, the centuries revolve.
  
      4. To return; to pass. [R.] --Ayliffe.
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