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rolling

  

      adj  
1    having gentle rising and falling slopes; undulating  
rolling country     
2    progressing or spreading by stages or by occurrences in different places in succession, with continued or increasing effectiveness  
three weeks of rolling strikes disrupted schools     
3    subject to regular review and updating  
a rolling plan for overseas development     
4    deeply resounding; reverberating  
rolling thunder     
5    Slang   extremely rich  
6    that may be turned up or down  
a rolling hat brim     
      adv  
7    Slang   swaying or staggering (in the phrase rolling drunk)  


rag-rolling  
      n   a decorating technique in which paint is applied with a roughly folded cloth in order to create a marbled effect  
rolling bearing  
      n   any bearing in which the antifriction action depends on the rolling action of balls or rollers  
rolling friction  
      n     (Engineering)   frictional resistance to rotation or energy losses in rolling bearings  
   Compare       sliding friction  
rolling hitch  
      n   a knot used for fastening one rope to another or to a spar, being easily released but jamming when the rope is pulled  
rolling launch  
      n     (Marketing)   the process of introducing a new product into a market gradually  
   Compare       roll out       3  
rolling mill  
      n  
1    a mill or factory where ingots of heated metal are passed between rollers to produce sheets or bars of a required cross section and form  
2    a machine having rollers that may be shaped to reduce ingots, etc., to a required cross section and form  
rolling pin  
      n   a cylinder with handles at both ends, often of wood, used for rolling dough, pastry, etc., out flat  
rolling stock  
      n   the wheeled vehicles collectively used on a railway, including the locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons, guard's vans, etc.  
rolling stone  
      n   a restless or wandering person  
Rolling Stones  
      pl n   the. British rock group (formed 1962): comprising Mick Jagger, Keith Richards (born 1943; guitar, vocals), Brian Jones (1942--69; guitar), Charlie Watts (born 1941; drums), Bill Wyman (born 1936; bass guitar), and subsequently Mick Taylor (born 1948; guitar; with the group 1969--74) and Ron Wood (born 1947; guitar; with the group from 1975)  
   See also (Michael Philip)       Jagger  
thread rolling  
      n     (Engineering)   the production of a screw thread by a rolling swaging process using hardened profiled rollers. Rolled threads are stronger than threads machined by a cutting tool  
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n.
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
o.
acronym for Rolling On Floor Laughing
Slang
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
n.
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
n.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.

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