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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: rolling stock
n : collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Rolling stock
Rolling \Roll"ing\, a.
1. Rotating on an axis, or moving along a surface by
rotation; turning over and over as if on an axis or a
pivot; as, a rolling wheel or ball.
2. Moving on wheels or rollers, or as if on wheels or
rollers; as, a rolling chair.
3. Having gradual, rounded undulations of surface; as, a
rolling country; rolling land. [U.S.]
Rolling bridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.
Rolling circle of a paddle wheel, the circle described by
the point whose velocity equals the velocity of the ship.
Rolling fire (Mil.), a discharge of firearms by soldiers in
line, in quick succession, and in the order in which they
Rolling friction, that resistance to motion experienced by
one body rolling upon another which arises from the
roughness or other quality of the surfaces in contact.
Rolling mill, a mill furnished with heavy rolls, between
which heated metal is passed, to form it into sheets,
(a) A machine for calendering cloth by pressure between
(b) A printing press with a roller, used in copperplate
Rolling stock, or Rolling plant, the locomotives and
vehicles of a railway.
Rolling tackle (Naut.), tackle used to steady the yards
when the ship rolls heavily. --R. H. Dana, Jr.