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pivot on (something)

1. Literally, to rotate on and around some centered focal point. This car seat pivots on a fixed point, allowing you to get your baby or toddler in and out of the car with much less hassle. He pivoted on the heel of his left foot to do a roundhouse kick nearly 180 degrees behind him.
2. To depend on or revolve entirely around some key thing. The product's success is going to pivot on whether or not people feel comfortable linking their home appliances to the internet. Our entire marketing campaign pivots on this television ad, so we have to make sure it is written and cast perfectly.
3. To grow, develop, or spring from some focal point or idea. The entire film pivots on the income gap in our country and how it became so extreme.
See also: on, pivot

pivot around (something)

1. Literally, to rotate on and around some centered focal point. This car seat pivots around a fixed point, allowing you to get your baby or toddler in and out of the car with much less hassle. He pivoted around the heel of his left foot to do a roundhouse kick nearly 180 degrees behind him.
2. To depend on or revolve entirely around some key thing. The product's success is going to pivot around whether or not people feel comfortable linking their home appliances to the internet. Our entire marketing campaign pivots around this television ad, so we have to make sure it is written and cast perfectly.
3. To grow, develop, or spring from some focal point or idea. The entire film pivots around the income gap in our country and how it became so extreme.
See also: around, pivot

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.
See also: on, pivot

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.
See also: on, pivot
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Blake, Cassels and Graydon, LLP is acting as legal counsel to Pivot and David Dubois Avocats is acting as legal counsel to Agro-Biotech.
Drag the Date field from the top of the Pivot Table Fields list to the Values area at the bottom of the Pivot Table Fields list.
The Valley ICONX takes control of existing pivot panels, no matter the center pivot brand, using the panel's circuits and delivering full Valley ICON touch control.
Another PivotTable or PivotChart--creates a pivot table or pivot chart from another pivot report from the same calculation register.
Named Sets allow you to choose the data points presented in the pivot table in a very comprehensive and robust way For example, say you have a data column for Year and another column for Measure.
Another advantage of our technique is that it allows one to perform the pivot shift test and the varus-valgus stresses with minimal changes to position of the hands, imposing a strong controlled force to the knee.
The main contribution of SSS is the use of a new pivot selection strategy.
By linking the pivot table results to the financial statements, a pivot table allows an easy demonstration of the effect of a single transaction on the results.
It is actually a moderately wide forward (cross-over step) pivot toward the defender and is usually followed immediately by a reverse Rip Pivot.
Over the summer a group of scientists used computer modeling to look at the role of binding pivot point position and release characteristics on ACL strain during a phantom-foot fall.
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If the term "high tech" isn't too absurd to apply to a table, the Varmint Masters BR Pivot bench rest is high tech.
The new experiment incorporates several improvements in the apparatus to address these issues, including stiffer components for transferring the mass standard on and off the balance, better servo control of the balance, better pivot materials, and the incorporation of erasing techniques into the mass transfer servo system.
Instead of pulling straight apart, the two plates rotate like scissors blades around a pivot point east of South Africa, the two report in the March 4 Nature.
Gillette will focus on the disposable razor segment with the December debut of CustomPlus pivot, which a spokesman calls the best performing disposable razor ever developed.