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pivot on something

to rotate on something; to spin around, centered on something. This part spins around and pivots on this little red spot, which is what they call a jewel. If the lever will not pivot on the bar, it needs some lubrication.
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pivot on

or pivot around
v.
1. To rotate or spin around while remaining centered on some point: The chair pivots on a steel post.
2. To depend on something or someone for success or failure: This business deal pivots on whether or not we are willing to change the name of our product.
3. To develop from a central idea: The plot of the show pivots on the effects of drug addiction.
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8226; Users can mistakenly think that pivot tables update in real time, just like Excel formulas.
As soon as you define the sixth relationship, the yellow warning box goes away and the pivot table shows the correct numbers.
D]; iii) Incremental, in which the next pivot chosen will be that object such that, after adding it to the current set of pivots, maximizes [[mu].
The first pivot should be a moderately wide/extended crossover step towards the defender (forward pivot) while simultaneously moving the firmly gripped basketball in the same direction, rotating the ball from one side of the body to the other (Photo 2).
We are incorporating devices like moisture sensors and weather stations into our controls scheme and tying them together with pumps and valves, and the pivots control themselves in our Base Station product.
The BR Pivot retails for $545 and the carrying cases are $235, shipping not included.
The stand-alone balance is little more than a rigid load on a pivot, as shown in Fig 2.
ROADS Education Organization, a not-for-profit California corporation, currently operates Pivot Charter Schools serving San Diego, Riverside, Butte and Sonoma Counties and their contiguous counties.
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The thermally broken aspect of the pivot door makes it well-suited for exterior applications, and was designed to meet most energy efficiency standards (dependent upon glazing and hardware selection).
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Professional traders and market makers use pivot points to identify important support and resistance levels.
Pivot table data crunching for Microsoft Office Excel 2007.
Data collection, analysis, and pivot automation was accomplished using an array of 16 IRTs connected to a data logger and mounted on a three-tower center pivot (as shown above).