Associations to the word «Rolling»


ROLLING, verb. Present participle of roll
ROLLING, verb. Staggered in time and space; used with blackout, brownout, introduction.
ROLLING, noun. The act by which something is rolled.
ROLLING BACK, verb. Present participle of roll back
ROLLING BLOCK, noun. A form of firearm action where the sealing of the breech is done with a specially shaped breechblock able to rotate on a pin.
ROLLING CONTACT, noun. Any contact between rotating bodies such that the relative velocity of the two contacting surfaces is zero at the point of contact
ROLLING DEMO, noun. (video games) A demonstration version that can be watched but is not interactive.
ROLLING DEMOS, noun. Plural of rolling demo
ROLLING HITCH, noun. A type of bend knot used to provide lengthwise grip of one rope to another.
ROLLING HITCHES, noun. Plural of rolling hitch
ROLLING IN CLOVER, adjective. Alternative form of in clover
ROLLING IN DOUGH, adjective. (idiomatic) Rich, very prosperous.
ROLLING IN THE AISLE, verb. Present participle of roll in the aisle
ROLLING IN THE AISLES, verb. Present participle of roll in the aisles
ROLLING INTRODUCTION, noun. A rollout staggered in time and space.
ROLLING NEWS, noun. A 24-hour, continuously updated news service on radio or television
ROLLING ONE'S OWN, verb. Present participle of roll one's own
ROLLING OUT, verb. Present participle of roll out
ROLLING OVER, verb. Present participle of roll over
ROLLING PAPER, noun. (chiefly US) A small sheet of paper used for rolling (tobacco) cigarettes, joints (marijuana cigarettes), and the like.
ROLLING PAPER, noun. (US) (obsolete) (uncommon) Singular form of rolling papers (official documents permitting one to drive, particularly to drive freight trucks).
ROLLING PAPERS, noun. Plural of rolling paper
ROLLING PAPERS, noun. (US) (obsolete) Official documents permitting one to drive, (particularly) to drive a freight truck
ROLLING PIN, noun. A food preparation utensil consisting of a cylinder with a handle at each end, used to flatten dough
ROLLING PINS, noun. Plural of rolling pin
ROLLING RESISTANCE, noun. (physics) The force that resists the rolling of a wheel or other circular object.
ROLLING STOCK, noun. (railroads) (uncountable) (collectively) all vehicles that move on a railway, powered or unpowered.
ROLLING STOCK, noun. (countable) (less common) any such vehicle.
ROLLING STOCKS, noun. Plural of rolling stock
ROLLING STONE, noun. (idiomatic) A person who moves around a lot and never settles down.
ROLLING STONE, noun. (slang) A womanizer.
ROLLING STONE, noun. (geology) A geological phenomenon where rocks move and inscribe long tracks along a smooth valley floor without animal or human intervention.
ROLLING STONE, noun. (astronomy) A meteoroid.
ROLLING STONES, proper noun. A very successful British rock band formed in the 1960s, still together in the 21st century
ROLLING STOP, noun. An automobile driving maneuver in which a driver slows down, but does not stop, at a stop sign.
ROLLING STOPS, noun. Plural of rolling stop
ROLLING THE PILL, verb. Present participle of roll the pill
ROLLING THE WINDOWS, noun. (freestyle skiing slang) windmill-like flailing of one's arms in a circular motion to maintain balance while in the air after a jump
ROLLING UP, verb. Present participle of roll up

Dictionary definition

ROLLING, noun. A deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells).
ROLLING, noun. The act of robbing a helpless person; "he was charged with rolling drunks in the park".
ROLLING, noun. Propelling something on wheels.
ROLLING, adjective. Uttered with a trill; "she used rolling r's as in Spanish".

Wise words

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