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rou·lette

 (ro͞o-lĕt′)
n.
1. A gambling game in which the players bet on which slot of a rotating disk a small ball will come to rest in.
2.
a. A small toothed disk of tempered steel attached to a handle and used to make rows of dots, slits, or perforations, as in engraving or on a sheet of postage stamps.
b. Any of the short consecutive incisions made between individual stamps in a sheet for easy separation.
tr.v. rou·lett·ed, rou·lett·ing, rou·lettes
To mark or divide with a roulette.

[French, from Old French ruelete, feminine diminutive of ruele, diminutive of roue, wheel, from Latin rota; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

roulette

(ruːˈlɛt)
n
1. (Gambling, except Cards) a gambling game in which a ball is dropped onto a spinning horizontal wheel divided into 37 or 38 coloured and numbered slots, with players betting on the slot into which the ball will fall
2. (Tools) a toothed wheel for making a line of perforations
3. a tiny slit made by such a wheel on a sheet of stamps as an aid to tearing it apart
4. (Mathematics) a curve generated by a point on one curve rolling on another
vb (tr)
(Tools) to use a roulette on (something), as in engraving, making stationery, etc
[C18: from French, from rouelle a little wheel, from roue a wheel, from Latin rota]

rou•lette

(ruˈlɛt)

n., v. -let•ted, -let•ting. n.
1. a game of chance in which a small ball is spun on a dishlike device (roulette′ wheel`), with players betting on which of the black or red numbered compartments the ball will come to rest in.
2. a small wheel with sharp teeth, used for making lines of marks or perforations.
3. a row of short cuts, in which no paper is removed, made between individual stamps to permit their ready separation.
v.t.
4. to mark, impress, or perforate with a roulette.
[1725–35; < French, diminutive of rouelle wheel]

roulette


Past participle: rouletted
Gerund: rouletting

Imperative
roulette
roulette
Present
I roulette
you roulette
he/she/it roulettes
we roulette
you roulette
they roulette
Preterite
I rouletted
you rouletted
he/she/it rouletted
we rouletted
you rouletted
they rouletted
Present Continuous
I am rouletting
you are rouletting
he/she/it is rouletting
we are rouletting
you are rouletting
they are rouletting
Present Perfect
I have rouletted
you have rouletted
he/she/it has rouletted
we have rouletted
you have rouletted
they have rouletted
Past Continuous
I was rouletting
you were rouletting
he/she/it was rouletting
we were rouletting
you were rouletting
they were rouletting
Past Perfect
I had rouletted
you had rouletted
he/she/it had rouletted
we had rouletted
you had rouletted
they had rouletted
Future
I will roulette
you will roulette
he/she/it will roulette
we will roulette
you will roulette
they will roulette
Future Perfect
I will have rouletted
you will have rouletted
he/she/it will have rouletted
we will have rouletted
you will have rouletted
they will have rouletted
Future Continuous
I will be rouletting
you will be rouletting
he/she/it will be rouletting
we will be rouletting
you will be rouletting
they will be rouletting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rouletting
you have been rouletting
he/she/it has been rouletting
we have been rouletting
you have been rouletting
they have been rouletting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rouletting
you will have been rouletting
he/she/it will have been rouletting
we will have been rouletting
you will have been rouletting
they will have been rouletting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rouletting
you had been rouletting
he/she/it had been rouletting
we had been rouletting
you had been rouletting
they had been rouletting
Conditional
I would roulette
you would roulette
he/she/it would roulette
we would roulette
you would roulette
they would roulette
Past Conditional
I would have rouletted
you would have rouletted
he/she/it would have rouletted
we would have rouletted
you would have rouletted
they would have rouletted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roulette - a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figureroulette - a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
cycloid - a line generated by a point on a circle rolling along a straight line
epicycloid - a line generated by a point on a circle rolling around another circle
hypocycloid - a line generated by a point on a circle that rolls around inside another circle
2.roulette - a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforationsroulette - a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
wheel - a 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)
3.roulette - a gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in
gambling game, game of chance - a game that involves gambling
Translations
رُوليتروليت: لُعْبَة قِمار بِواسِطَة دولاب
ruleta
roulette
ruletti
rulet
rulett
rúlletta
ルーレット
룰렛
ruleta
roulett
เกมส์พนันรูเลทท์
môn chôi Roulette

roulette

[ruːˈlet] Nruleta f

roulette

[ruːˈlɛt]
nroulette f
modif [table] → de roulette; [wheel] → de la roulette

roulette

nRoulett(e) nt; roulette table/wheelRoulettetisch m/-scheibe f ? Russian roulette

roulette

[ruːˈlɛt] nroulette f inv

roulette

(ruˈlet) noun
a game of chance, played with a ball on a revolving wheel.

roulette

رُوليت ruleta roulette Roulette ρουλέτα ruleta ruletti roulette rulet roulette ルーレット 룰렛 roulette rulett ruleta roleta рулетка roulett เกมส์พนันรูเลทท์ rulet môn chôi Roulette 轮盘赌
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