HyperDic: roulette

English > 3 senses of the word roulette:
NOUNshaperoulette, line roulettea line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure
artifactroulette, toothed wheela wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
actroulettea gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in
roulette > pronunciation
Soundsruwleh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > roulette: 3 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure.
Synonymline roulette
NarrowercycloidA line generated by a point on a circle rolling along a straight line
epicycloidA line generated by a point on a circle rolling around another circle
hypocycloidA line generated by a point on a circle that rolls around inside another circle
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishruleta
Catalanruleta
English > roulette: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations.
Synonymtoothed wheel
BroaderwheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Spanishrueda dentada, ruleta, ruleta perforadora
Catalanruleta
English > roulette: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in.
Broadergame of chance, gambling gameA game / game that involves gambling
Spanishruleta
Catalanruleta

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