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roll·ing

rolling

 
pronunciation:
ro lIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: the motion or sound of something that is turning in a circle over and over.
the rolling of the dice
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: moving by rotating or turning over repeatedly.
Except for rolling masses of tumbleweed, the road was empty.
definition 2: moving with wavelike motions.
the rolling sea
definition 3: resembling waves or billows; having many gentle slopes.
rolling hills
definition 4: rocking or swaying.
rolling wavesa rolling ship
definition 5: having a deep, rumbling, or steadily vibrating sound.
rolling thunder
definition 6: not set or fixed, but rather adjustable over time, as a deadline or date.
rolling deadlines
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derivation: rollingly (adv.)