ROULETTE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Roulette Definition & Synonyms

  1. (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.
  2. (n.) A small toothed wheel used to make short incisions in paper, as a sheet of postage stamps to facilitate their separation.
  3. (n.) 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.
  4. (n.) A similar wheel used to roughen the surface of a plate, as in making alterations in a mezzotint.
  5. (n.) 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.
  6. (n.) A small toothed wheel used by engravers to roll over a plate in order to order to produce rows of dots.


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