What does axial rotation mean?

axial rotation meaning in General Dictionary

rotary motion of an object around its axis

Sentence Examples with the word axial rotation

He perceived the analogy between the power which holds the moon in the neighbourhood of the earth, and compels Jupiter's satellites to circulate round their primary, and the attraction exercised by the earth on bodies at its surface; 1 but he failed to conceive the combination of central force with tangential velocity, and was disposed to connect the revolutions of the planets with the axial rotation of the sun.

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