# Definitions for Rollingrolling

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

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"

propelling something on wheels

uttered with a trill

"she used rolling r's as in Spanish"

### WikipediaRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. Rolling

Rolling is a type of motion that combines rotation (commonly, of an axially symmetric object) and translation of that object with respect to a surface (either one or the other moves), such that, if ideal conditions exist, the two are in contact with each other without sliding. Rolling where there is no sliding is referred to as pure rolling. By definition, there is no sliding when there is a frame of reference in which all points of contact on the rolling object have the same velocity as their counterparts on the surface on which the object rolls; in particular, for a frame of reference in which the rolling plane is at rest (see animation), the instantaneous velocity of all the points of contact (e.g., a generating line segment of a cylinder) of the rolling object is zero. In practice, due to small deformations near the contact area, some sliding and energy dissipation occurs. Nevertheless, the resulting 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, or torque from an engine. Unlike cylindrical axially symmetric 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 motion. Rolling objects are not necessarily axially-symmetrical. Two well known non-axially-symmetrical rollers are the Reuleaux triangle and the Meissner bodies. The oloid and the sphericon are members of a special family of developable rollers that develop their entire surface when rolling down a flat plane. Objects with corners, such as dice, roll by successive rotations about the edge or corner which is in contact with the surface. The construction of a specific surface allows even a perfect square wheel to roll with its centroid at constant height above a reference plane.

### ChatGPTRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. rolling

Rolling refers to the action or process in which an object or entity moves by continuously turning over on an axis or surface. This movement can either be propelled by gravity, external forces, or internal mechanisms. It often occurs in circular or cylindrical objects but can also be seen in other shapes.

### Webster DictionaryRate this definition:5.0 / 1 vote

1. Rolling

of Roll

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

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

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

### WikidataRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

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 TermsRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

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.

### Surnames Frequency by Census RecordsRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. ROLLING

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rolling is ranked #13291 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

The Rolling surname appeared 2,295 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Rolling.

64.6% or 1,483 total occurrences were White.
30.5% or 700 total occurrences were Black.
2.2% or 52 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 47 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.3% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
0.2% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

### British National Corpus

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

### 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. Whereas a year ago the Fed was raising rates and earnings were rolling over, this year you have felt the Fed has been on your side, they are willing to do QE4 at a stock market (record) high, which is extraordinary.

2. I really only hit one bad putt — on the par-5 13th. Other than that, I just felt like the holes looked awfully big today, i made a lot of good putts today, and the greens says are rolling so good that just the holes look big.

3. It melts my heart … they are generous and they are empathetic. I love that about them. They went to see ‘ Beauty and the Beast, ’ and they had tears rolling down their faces because they care about the beast, they have those kind eyes. When you talk about beauty, I always look deep into people’s eyes. That’s where you see the real person.

4. Ryan's our quarterback, he's made a lot of plays for us. He's a great leader. He's extremely tough. Love what Ryan brings to our football team, love what he stands for. We're looking forward to him getting back in there, and getting back on track, and keeping this thing rolling.

5. The reaction (to Greece) we are seeing on EM currencies is relatively muted. People still believe a deal will get done so they are not treating it as a completely risk-off scenario, the situation has been rolling on for a while and people have been bearish on emerging FX so we are not seeing a real follow through.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

Rolling#1#4537#10000

## Translations for Rolling

• रोलिंग
• 滾動

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