Roulette

Roulette is a casino game named after a French diminutive for little wheel. In the game, players may choose to place bets on either a single number or a range of numbers, the colors red or black, or whether the number is odd or even. To determine the winning number and color, a croupier spins a wheel in one direction, then spins a ball in the oppo...
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Roulette

• (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. • (n.) A small toothed wheel used to make short incisions in paper, as a sheet of postage stamps to facilitate their separation. • (n.) the curve traced by any point in the plane of a given c...
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(from French: `small wheel`), gambling game in which players bet on which red or black numbered compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball (spun ... [2 related articles]
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(from the article `Siegen, Ludwig von`) ...mezzotint was a portrait of Amelia Elizabeth (1642); in its dedication he claimed the invention of the process, which he described as engraving by ...
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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. ... 2. A small toothed wheel used by engravers to roll over a plate in order to order to produce rows of dots. A similar wh...
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toothed wheel noun a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
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Roulette

[curve] In the differential geometry of curves, a roulette is a kind of curve, generalizing cycloids, epicycloids, hypocycloids, trochoids, and involutes. == Definition == === Informal definition === Roughly speaking, a roulette is the curve described by a point (called the generator or pole) attached to a given curve as that curve rolls wi...
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Roulette

[instrumental] `Roulette` is a piano instrumental by Russ Conway. It was the second and final of his two No. 1 hits in the UK Singles Chart; the first being `Side Saddle`. ...
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Roulette

[Transformers] Roulette is the name of a fictional character in the various Transformers universes. ==Transformers: Universe== At an early age, Roulette and her sister Shadow Striker watched as their sister was destroyed at the hands of nomadic invaders. This traumatic event gave Roulette her passion for law enforcement, in the hopes that s...
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Roulette

Rou·lette' noun [ French, 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 wag...
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Roulette

Rou·lette' transitive verb To make short incisions in with a roulette; to separate by incisions made with a roulette; as, to roulette a sheet of postage stamps.
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Roulette

A small-toothed wheel set in a handle that can be used for working on a metal plate. A second use is
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roulette

Casino game of chance in which the players bet on a ball landing in the correct segment (numbered 0–36 and alternately coloured red and black) on a rotating wheel. Bets can be made on a single number, double numbers, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, or 24 numbers. Naturally the odds are reduced the more numbers are selected. Bets can also be made on the number......
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roulette (rOOlet') , game of chance popular in gambling casinos, and in a simplified form elsewhere. In gambling houses the roulette wheel is set in an oblong table. Its outer area is marked off into 37 (in Europe) or 38 (in the United States) spaces, each of which has retaining walls so that a ...
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[n] - a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure 2. [n] - a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations 3. [n] - a gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in
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roulette

• The curve traced by a fixed point on a closed convex curve as that curve rolls without slipping along a second curve. • A gambling game in which the players bet on which slot of a rotating disk a small ball will come to rest in. On August 18, 1913, on an unbiased roulette wheel at Mont...
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