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(名词) 
Definition
the central person or thing necessary for progress or success
A large group of watercolours forms the pivot of the exhibition.
同义词
hub
The island's social hub is the Café Sport.
,
centre
A large wooden table dominates the centre of the room.
,
heart
The heart of the problem is supply and demand.
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hinge
,
focal point
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kingpin
(名词) 
Definition
a central shaft around which something turns
The pedal had sheared off at the pivot.
同义词
axis
the axis of the Earth
, ,
axle
The engine, gearbox and black axle needed to be replaced.
,
spindle
Magnetic fields pull and push the spindle of the motor.
,
fulcrum
The metal bar served as a fulcrum.
(动词) 
Definition
to turn on or provide with a pivot
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
同义词
turn
As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
,
spin
The Earth spins on its own axis.
,
revolve
The entire circle revolved slowly.
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rotate
The earth rotates round the sun.
,
swivel
He swivelled round to face Sarah.
,
twirl
She twirled an empty glass in her fingers.

动词短语

See pivot on something

其他同义词

in the sense of axle
Definition
a shaft on which a wheel or pair of wheels revolves
The engine, gearbox and black axle needed to be replaced.
同义词
pin,
rod,
arbor,
mandrel
in the sense of centre
Definition
the middle point or part of something
A large wooden table dominates the centre of the room.
同义词
mid (archaic),
hub,
bull's-eye,
midpoint,
centR
in the sense of fulcrum
The metal bar served as a fulcrum.

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