peal, pealing, roll, rollingnoun
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, trilledadjective
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
Finally got the putter rolling my way, which was nice, especially when I had the three to five-footers to save par, those were going in consistently.
As we continue our investigation of the root cause, out of an abundance of caution, we are revising charge and thermal management settings on Model S and Model X vehicles via an over-the-air software update that will begin rolling out today, to help further protect the battery and improve battery longevity.
... I don't understand how he and Rolling Stone ... sanctioned him going to meet that guy who is a wanted fugitive and then not to tell the authorities, i don't really know enough about it yet but I do think it's a bit dodgy ... But I'm sure it will make a great film, maybe I'll play Sean or maybe I'll play 'El Chapo'.
This is our 16thannual event, actually [we] kicked off 18 years ago with the run for the wall going to Washington D.C. for Rolling Thunder on Memorial Day.
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.
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