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toothed wheel

Definition:

a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

toothed wheels

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

roulette

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Roulette

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... (47 of 9209 words, 10 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Roulette

Roulette (disambiguation)

may refer to: Roulette, a popular game of chance in casinos | Roulette (comics), Marvel Comics character and DC character | Roulette (curve), a kind of curve used in differential geometry | Roulette (Transformers), a fictional female Autobot from the ... (37 of 242 words, 18 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Roulette (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

roulette [gambling game]

gambling game in which players bet on which red or black numbered compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest within. Bets are ... (27 of 1148 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/510817​/roulette

Collins Dictionary:

roulette

a gambling game in which a ball is dropped onto a spinning horizontal wheel ... | a toothed wheel for making a line of perforations | a tiny slit made ... (28 of 487 words, 5 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/roulette

Columbia Encyclopedia:

roulette

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 ... (26 of 213 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0842529​.html

Random House Dictionary:

roulette | rouletted [past tense] | rouletting [present participle] | roul. [philately, abbreviation]

a game of chance played at a table marked off with numbers from 1 to 36, ... | a small wheel, especially one with sharp teeth, mounted in a handle, ... (29 of 157 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/roulette

Merriam-Webster:

roulette [entry 1, noun]

a gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving ... | any of various toothed wheels or disks (as for producing rows of dots ... (27 of 138 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/roulette

roulette [entry 2, verb] | rouletted [past tense] | rouletting [present participle]

to make roulettes in (4 of 16 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/roulette show=1

New World Dictionary:

roulette | rouletted [past tense] | rouletting [present participle]

a gambling game played by rolling a small ball around a shallow bowl with ... | a small toothed wheel attached to a handle, for making rows of marks ... (28 of 134 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/roulette

Wiktionary:

roulette | roulettes [French, plural]

[uncountable] 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. | [countable]... (46 of 125 words, 5 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/roulette

Oxford Dictionary:

roulette

a gambling game in which a ball is dropped on to a revolving wheel with ... | a tool or machine with a revolving toothed wheel, used in engraving or ... (29 of 119 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/roulette

American Heritage Dictionary:

roulette | rouletted [past tense] | rouletting [present participle] | roulettes [3rd-person singular present]

A gambling game in which the players bet on which slot of a rotating disk a small ball will come to rest in. | A small toothed disk of tempered steel ... (30 of 107 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/roulette

Macmillan British Dictionary:

roulette [uncountable]

a game in which a small ball is thrown onto a moving wheel that is divided into sections, while people try to win money by guessing where the ball ... (29 of 57 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/roulette

Cambridge Dictionary:

roulette

a game of chance in which a small ball is dropped onto a wheel that is spinning and the players guess in which hole it will finally stop (28 of 33 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/roulette

Encarta Dictionary:

roulette | roulettes [plural] | rouletted [past tense] | rouletting [present participle]

a game in which a ball is rolled onto a spinning horizontal wheel divided ... | a tool with a toothed wheel used for making dots, e.g. in engraving, ... (28 of 159 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861706230​/definition​.html  [offline]

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