Swivel

Definition of Swivel

Swiv´el
n.1.(Mech.) A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation about the pin as an axis.
2.(Mil.) A small piece of ordnance, turning on a point or swivel; - called also swivel gun.
Swivel bridge
a kind of drawbridge that turns round on a vertical axis; a swing bridge.
Swivel hook
a hook connected with the iron strap of a pulley block by a swivel joint, for readily taking the turns out of a tackle.
Swivel joint
a joint, the two pieces composing which turn round, with respect to each other, on a longitudinal pin or axis, as in a chain, to prevent twisting.
v. i.1.To swing or turn, as on a pin or pivot.

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