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Rolling
Rolling Roll"ing, a. 1. 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. 2. Moving on wheels or rollers, or as if on wheels or rollers; as, a rolling chair. 3. Having gradual, rounded undulations of surface; as, a rolling country; rolling land. [U.S.] Rolling bridge. See the Note under Drawbridge. Rolling circle of a paddle wheel, the circle described by the point whose velocity equals the velocity of the ship. --J. Bourne. Rolling fire (Mil.), a discharge of firearms by soldiers in line, in quick succession, and in the order in which they stand. Rolling friction, that resistance to motion experienced by one body rolling upon another which arises from the roughness or other quality of the surfaces in contact. Rolling mill, a mill furnished with heavy rolls, between which heated metal is passed, to form it into sheets, rails, etc. Rolling press. (a) A machine for calendering cloth by pressure between revolving rollers. (b) A printing press with a roller, used in copperplate printing. Rolling stock, or Rolling plant, the locomotives and vehicles of a railway. Rolling tackle (Naut.), tackle used to steady the yards when the ship rolls heavily. --R. H. Dana, Jr.

Meaning of Rolling from wikipedia

- The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first stable line-up consisted of bandleader Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica...
- 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...
- Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on po****r culture. It was founded in San Francisco, California in 1967 by Jann Wenner, who...
- Danny Harold Rolling (May 26, 1954 – October 25, 2006), also known as the Gainesville Ripper, was an American serial killer who murdered five students...
- Rolling Rock is a 4.4% abv American lager launched in 1939 by the Latrobe Brewing Company. Although founded as a local beer in Western Pennsylvania, it...
- In metalworking, rolling is a metal forming process in which metal stock is p****ed through one or more pairs of rolls to reduce the thickness and to make...
- Tongue rolling is the ability to roll the lateral edges of the tongue upwards into a tube. The tongue's intrinsic muscles allow some people to form their...
- A rolling pin is a cylindrical food preparation utensil used to shape and flatten dough. Two styles of rolling pin are found: rollers and rods. Roller...
- Rolling Thunder may refer to: Rolling Thunder (film), a 1977 film starring William Devane Rolling Thunder (1996 film), a film produced by Gary Adelson...
- Rolling resistance, sometimes called rolling friction or rolling drag, is the force resisting the motion when a body (such as a ball, tire, or wheel) rolls...
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