Rolling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈroʊlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word rolling
Brit.  |ˈrəʊlɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word rolling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to roll

noun

- a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) (syn: peal, pealing, roll)
- the act of robbing a helpless person
- propelling something on wheels (syn: wheeling)

adjective

- uttered with a trill(syn: rolled, trilled)

Examples

We recommend a rolling programme of machine upgrading.

he was charged with rolling drunks in the park

she used rolling r's as in Spanish

The farm is set in a landscape of rolling hills.

the rolling billows of the sea

...the state's rolling hills are even more becoming when they are caparisoned in the glorious colors of autumn...

...off camera the actor is high-spiritedly coltish, but turns serious once the camera starts rolling...

Beads of sweat began rolling down their faces.

I kept myself warm by rolling myself up in all the clothes.

Club membership has been rolling up for the past few months.

Ways for rolling weights along

Use a rolling pin to flatten the dough.

In the spring, the rolling hills around Yakima Valley turn white with blossom.

The Rolling Stones' 'Satisfaction' was an anthem for a generation.

Her car was slowly rolling away from the curb.

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