Crossword clues for roulette
- Russian urn
- Rule out admitting obstruction at end of the game
- Be unhappy, perhaps, as tenant’s picked up small revolver
- Allow into journey travelled for gambling game
- Gambling game
- Numbers game
- Ball game
- Vegas game
- Wheel used in a game of chance
- Vegas wheel
- Casino wheel game
- Casino wheel
- Wheel of fortune
- Rigged game in "Casablanca"
- Monte Carlo attraction
- Literally, "little wheel"
- Gambler's "wheel"
- Con's game in "The Sting"
- Casino spinner
- Gamble where the loser has a shot?
- Ensures tutorial is a shambles — that's a risky game!
- Inspiration for "Wheel of Fortune"
- It's played against the house
- Game with a ball that no player ever touches
- Game played with a 1/2- to 3/4-inch ball
- Russian ___
- Literally, "small wheel"
- Kind of wheel
- A line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure
- A gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in
- A wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
- Casino game
- Toothed wheel
- Wheel of Fortune?
- Game permitted during regular journey
- Game allowed to get in the way
- Gambling game permitted in a way
- European's broken rake? It's for the better
- One from Latvia interrupting Uruguay-Spain game
- Obstruction to appear in road? You can bet on it!
- What 17 plays finding obstacle in course
- Way to get around hindrance in game
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Roulette \Rou*lette"\, 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.
Roulette \Rou*lette"\, n. [F., properly, a little wheel or ball. See Rouleau, Roll.]
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.
A small toothed wheel used by engravers to roll over a plate in order to order to produce rows of dots.
A similar wheel used to roughen the surface of a plate, as in making alterations in a mezzotint.
(Geom.) 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.
A small toothed wheel used to make short incisions in paper, as a sheet of postage stamps to facilitate their separation.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1734, "small wheel," from French roulette "gambling game played with a revolving wheel," literally "small wheel," from Old French roelete "little wheel" (12c.), formed on model of Late Latin rotella, diminutive of Latin rota "wheel" (see rotary). The game of chance so-called from 1745.
n. 1 (context uncountable English) 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 (context countable English) A small toothed wheel used by engravers to roll over a plate in order to produce rows of dots. 3 (context countable English) A similar wheel used to roughen the surface of a plate, as in making alterations in a mezzotint. 4 (context countable geometry English) The locus of a point on a plane curve that rolls without slipping along another fixed plane curve. 5 (stamp-collecting) any of the small incisions on a sheet of stamps, used as an alternative to perforations. vb. To separate or decorate by incisions made with a small toothed wheel.
Roulette is a casino game named after the French word meaning 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 opposite direction around a tilted circular track running around the circumference of the wheel. The ball eventually loses momentum and falls onto the wheel and into one of 37 (in French/European roulette) or 38 (in American roulette) colored and numbered pockets on the wheel
Roulette (real name: Jennifer Stavros) is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Universe.
Roulette, in comics, may refer to:
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The band has released four top selling albums in their nine-year career, including The Red Album featuring the #1 single “Hear My Voice”. Their single, the power balled “Natasha”, reached #2 on the Top 5 in Russia.
Roulette is a popular game of chance in casinos.
Roulette may also refer to:
- Roulette (comics), Marvel Comics character and DC character
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Roulette is a 2013 American independent thriller– drama film written and directed by Erik Kristopher Myers. The story centers on three characters (Mike Baldwin, Ali Lukowski, and Will Haza) troubled by their pasts and gambling with their lives through a game of Russian roulette, only to find that their lives are connected through overlapping events that have consequently brought them together.
Roulette was filmed in and around Baltimore, Maryland, and has received notable attention from the local filmmaking industry, local and regional media outlets, and film critics. In particular, the film's gruesome ending depicting the murder of a newborn child, caused controversy among viewers.
Usage examples of "roulette".
He felt that probability was turning up in fundamental physics because of a subtle version of the reason it turns up at the roulette wheel: some basic incompleteness in our understanding.
With sidelong glance, Sparkler saw Jake Lassop come from the office, just in time to meet the roulette operator.
Nearby, there were the thimbleriggers and the sharpers dealing monte and faro, tossing chuck-a-luck, spinning roulette wheels, and shattering all the laws of mathematical probability.
Joel Flint and Signer Canova too, with scattered among them and marking the date of that death too, the cautiously worded advertisements in Variety and Billboard, using the new changed name and no takers probably, since Signer Canova the Great was already dead then and already serving his purgatory in this circus for six months and that circus for eightbandsman, ringman, Bornean wild man, down to the last stage where he touched bottom: the travelling from country town to country town with a roulette wheel wired against imitation watches and pistols which would not shoot, until one day instinct perhaps showed him one more chance to use the gift again.
Then there was bingo, punchboards, slot machines, roulette, and the old galloping dominoes.
Craps table at the Flamingo for a while, had walked across the street to listen for patterns in the ringing and clattering of the slots at Caesars Palace, and then had written down a hundred consecutive numbers that came up on a Roulette wheel at the Mirage.
Carpenter knew well that Wheels Bryant would be after bigger game than the shekels that clanked across the roulette board and the faro tables.
As she moved from one game to the next, from Faro to poker, even taking a spin at the roulette wheel, she could tell which of the gamblers were there for sport and which made their living at the games.
The spread of drug resistance among more and more bacteria threatened to turn the clock back more than half a century, to the days when the most trivial infections could turn lethal and when surgery of any kind was more hazardous than Russian roulette.
Hungry Dow had been searching for elements of The System since he was a little kid, running a casino complete with toy roulette wheel in the basement of his home in Minnesota, schooling other little kids in the valuable art of losing gracefully, painful previews of a future they would recognize too late.
Staying too long on the mound was Russian roulette for short-relief men with limited repertoires, as Elmer Disquette well knew.
Today I have squandered fifteen thousand roubles at that accursed roulette of yours, and though, five years ago, I promised the people of a certain suburb of Moscow to build them a stone church in place of a wooden one, I have been fooling away my money here!
In particular they kept a lookout for pickpockets and swindlers, who simply swanned in the roulette salons, and reaped a rich harvest.
I see Debray leave here, pocketing the whole of the 500,000 livres you have handed over to him this year, while he smiles to himself, saying that he has found what the most skilful players have never discovered -- that is, a roulette where he wins without playing, and is no loser when he loses.
There was a stage near the center of the casino, right between the baccarat and roulette tables, on which a procession of nude and nearly-nude women executed graceful and intricate dances to the music of the quartet.