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Rolling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peal, pealing, roll, rollingnoun

    a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)

  2. rollingnoun

    the act of robbing a helpless person

    "he was charged with rolling drunks in the park"

  3. wheeling, rollingadjective

    propelling something on wheels

  4. rolled, rolling, trilledadjective

    uttered with a trill

    "she used rolling r's as in Spanish"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rolling

    of Roll

  2. Rollingadjective

    rotating on an axis, or moving along a surface by rotation; turning over and over as if on an axis or a pivot; as, a rolling wheel or ball

  3. Rollingadjective

    moving on wheels or rollers, or as if on wheels or rollers; as, a rolling chair

  4. Rollingadjective

    having gradual, rounded undulations of surface; as, a rolling country; rolling land

Freebase

  1. Rolling

    Rolling is a type of motion that combines rotation and translation of that object with respect to a surface, such that, if ideal conditions exist, the two are in contact with each other without sliding. Rolling is achieved by a rotational speed at the line or point of contact which is equal to the translational speed. When no sliding takes place the rolling motion is referred to as 'pure rolling'. In practice, due to small deformations at the contact area, some sliding does occur. Nevertheless, rolling resistance is much lower than sliding friction, and thus, rolling objects, typically require much less energy to be moved than sliding ones. As a result, such objects will more easily move, if they experience a force with a component along the surface, for instance gravity on a tilted surface; wind; pushing; pulling; an engine. Unlike most axially symmetrical objects, the rolling motion of a cone is such that while rolling on a flat surface, its center of gravity performs a circular motion, rather than a linear one. Rolling objects are not necessarily axially-symmetrical. Two well known non-axially-symmetrical rollers are the Reuleaux triangle and the Meissner bodies. Objects with corners, such as dice, roll by successive rotations about the edge or corner which is in contact with the surface.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rolling

    That oscillatory motion by which the waves rock a ship from side to side. The larger part of this disturbance is owing to the depth of the centre of gravity below the centre of figure, the former exercising a violent reaction when disturbed from its rest by passing seas; therefore it is diminished by raising the weights, and must by no means be confounded with heeling.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rolling' in Adjectives Frequency: #986

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rolling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rolling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Rolling in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    Donald Trump congratulates Turkish president on rolling back constitution - NYT :.

  2. The Yankees:

    When he's rolling, we're a great team, so it was great to see that swing from him.

  3. Jeremy Corbyn:

    Theresa May should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit to honor a president who rips up vital international treaties, backs climate change denial and uses racist and misogynist rhetoric.

  4. New Jersey Phil Mickelson:

    I think that major record of 63 will be broken today or tomorrow, i think there's a 61 or 62 out there because it's par 70, the greens are pristine – they're rolling beautifully – and they're soft.

  5. Quentin Tarantino:

    ( Reuters/Miramax) Quentin Tarantino toldDeadlineon Monday that Quentin Tarantino did not force Uma Thurman to drive a car nor did Quentin Tarantino angrily confront Uma Thurman as Uma Thurman alleged in her Times story. Quentin Tarantino did admitthat Quentin Tarantino may have rolled Quentin Tarantino eyes and was irritated at Thurman's reservations about doing the scene. Uma Thurman said Quentin Tarantino would not take no for an answer. I ’m sure I was n’t in a rage and I was n’t livid. I did n’t go barging into Uma’s trailer, screaming at Uma Thurman to get into the car, i can imagine maybe rolling my eyes and thinking, we spent all this money taking this stick shift Karmann Ghia and changing the transmission, just for this shot.

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    • A. decline
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    • C. permutation
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