# 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

### FreebaseRate 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. A rolling stone gathers no moss.

2. It appears that Jackie fabricated the account of the sexual assault portrayed in Rolling Stone, and that Rolling Stone knew she was an unreliable source.

3. All outside events pay fees to use Pentagon Reservation. The fee includes costs for overtime for security and reimbursement for clean up after an event. Rolling Thunder, Inc. pays only a portion of the total costs incurred by Pentagon Reservation to support the event, we are proud of our history of providing a safe operating area for events on the Pentagon Reservation, to include Rolling Thunder every year.

4. Maurice Oh yeah, I started out mopping the floor just like you guys. Then I moved up to washing lettuces. Now, I'm working the fat fryer. Pretty soon I'll make assistant manager, and that's when the big bucks start rolling in.

5. I go into ecstasies every time I see the naked figure of a woman, such as Venus, for example. It strikes me as so wonderful and exquisite that I have difficulty in stopping the tears rolling down my cheeks.

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## Translations for rolling

• रोलिंग
• 滾動

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