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Pivot may refer to:

  • Pivot, the point of rotation in a lever system
  • More generally, the center point of any rotational system
  • Pivot joint, a kind of joint between bones in the body
  • Pivot turn, a dance move


  • Incitec Pivot, an Australian chemicals and explosives manufacturer
  • Pivot Legal Society, a legal advocacy organization based in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Pivot Wireless, a cell phone service, created by a joint venture between Sprint and multiple cable companies



  • Syntactic pivot, the argument of the verb around which the sentence revolves
  • Pivot language, an artificial or natural language used as an intermediary language for translation



  • Pivot (U.S. band), an American rock band
  • Pivot, the former name of the experimental rock band PVT
  • Pivot (album), by Amoeba
  • Pivot chord, a chord that is diatonic to more than one key or, in other words, is common to two keys



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