peal, pealing, roll, rolling(noun)
a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
the act of robbing a helpless person
"he was charged with rolling drunks in the park"
propelling something on wheels
rolled, rolling, trilled(adj)
uttered with a trill
"she used rolling r's as in Spanish"
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
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
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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Rank popularity for the word 'Rolling' in Adjectives Frequency: #986
The numerical value of Rolling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Rolling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Rolling in a Sentence
He grabbed her arm, and he put his arm around her neck at first. So that's why you actually see her -- if you get the right video -- then you'll see her trying to swing at him, and at that point, he just flipped the desk back and grabbed her out of it and threw her. And that's when you see her rolling across the floor.
If the economy is rolling on, you would not anticipate a lower bonus, or if bonuses are consistent for 10 years, they wouldn’t suddenly drop.
Rolling Stone published the article with reckless disregard for the truth.
We are rolling out technology that can beat the price of fossil fuels and also not make the CO2 emissions, and that's really the holy grail.
While rolling out a new policy understandably takes time, I do not believe the police department has taken the necessary actions to address the underlying cultural issues that too often negatively impact women—especially women of color.
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