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Definition of Roulette

Roulette

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

roulette in Hungarian is rulett
roulette in Spanish is ruleta
roulette in Swedish is roulett