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Found 3 items, similar to Roving.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: roving pengelanaan, pengembaraan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: roving roving adj : (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently; “a restless mobile society”; “the nomadic habits of the Bedouins”; “believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future”; “wandering tribes” [syn: mobile, nomadic, peregrine, wandering] n : travelling about without any clear destination; “she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him” [syn: wandering, vagabondage]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Roving Rove \Rove\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Roved; p. pr. & vb. n. Roving.] [Cf. D. rooven to rob; akin to E. reave. See Reave, Rob.] 1. To practice robbery on the seas; to wander about on the seas in piracy. [Obs.] --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to wander; to ramble; to rauge; to go, move, or pass without certain direction in any manner, by sailing, walking, riding, flying, or otherwise. [1913 Webster] For who has power to walk has power to rove. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. (Archery) To shoot at rovers; hence, to shoot at an angle of elevation, not at point-blank (rovers usually being beyond the point-blank range). [1913 Webster] Fair Venus' son, that with thy cruel dart At that good knight so cunningly didst rove. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Syn: To wander; roam; range; ramble stroll. [1913 Webster] Roving \Rov"ing\, n. The act of one who roves or wanders. [1913 Webster] Roving \Rov"ing\, n. 1. The operatin of forming the rove, or slightly twisted sliver or roll of wool or cotton, by means of a machine for the purpose, called a roving frame, or roving machine. [1913 Webster] 2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and slightly twisted; a rove. See 2d Rove, 2. [1913 Webster] Roving frame, Roving machine, a machine for drawing and twisting roves and twisting roves and winding them on bobbin for the spinning machine. [1913 Webster]


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