So as to rotate or cause rotation

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On the Oxford Dictionary of English, it says:

round
adv.
British

1. So as to rotate or cause rotation; with circular motion.
‘a plane circled round overhead’
‘she turned her glass round and round’

1.1 So as to cover or take in the whole area surrounding a particular centre.
‘she paused to glance round admiringly at the décor’

1.2 So as to reach everyone in a particular group or area.
‘he passed round a newspaper cutting’

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/round
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What does 'So as to' mean?
I think it doesn't mean 'in order to'.

PS - I also posted the same question here, but all of your answers are unique.
 

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