Search Result for "roulette":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure;
[syn: roulette, line roulette]

2. a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations;
[syn: roulette, toothed wheel]

3. a gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Roulette \Rou*lette"\, v. t. To make short incisions in with a roulette; to separate by incisions made with a roulette; as, to roulette a sheet of postage stamps. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Roulette \Rou*lette"\, n. [F., properly, a little wheel or ball. See Rouleau, Roll.] 1. A game of chance, in which a small ball is made to move round rapidly on a circle divided off into numbered red and black spaces, the one on which it stops indicating the result of a variety of wagers permitted by the game. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fine Arts) (a) A small toothed wheel used by engravers to roll over a plate in order to order to produce rows of dots. (b) A similar wheel used to roughen the surface of a plate, as in making alterations in a mezzotint. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geom.) the curve traced by any point in the plane of a given curve when the latter rolls, without sliding, over another fixed curve. See Cycloid, and Epycycloid. [1913 Webster] 4. A small toothed wheel used to make short incisions in paper, as a sheet of postage stamps to facilitate their separation. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "roulette": bingo, card games, chuck and toss, chuck farthing, chuck-a-luck, crack-loo, crap game, crap shooting, craps, fan-tan, hazard, horse racing, keno, lotto, pinball, pitch and toss, policy, rouge et noir, shell game, sweepstake, sweepstakes, the numbers, the numbers game, trente-et-quarante




Shop Amazon - Best Selling Products - Updated Every Hour