roulette ball

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n roulette ball the ball used to play roulette
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Usage

In literature:

The roulette ball was twirled and the lively rattle of chips could be heard.
"Merton of the Movies" by Harry Leon Wilson
The wheel turned on the roulette-table, the ball clattered.
"The Judgment House" by Gilbert Parker
ROULETTE, a game of chance, very popular in France last century, now at Monaco; played with a revolving disc and a ball.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Behind me I heard the click, click of the roulette-ball as it pursued its course around the wheel.
"Jacqueline of Golden River" by H. M. Egbert
The music ceased and the chant of the roulette croupier began, mingling with the smooth purr of the ivory ball.
"The Settling of the Sage" by Hal G. Evarts
Roulette-balls were dropping, and above the faro-table the extra lights were on.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
He was like the ball on a rapidly spun roulette board.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
The rolling of the roulette ball is heard yet again.
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
But the tiny ivory ball whirled tirelessly in the many roulette wheels.
"The Enemies of Women" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
On the wall and bench before him were spread out many cards dotted with the results of numerous twirls of the roulette ball.
"Randolph Caldecott" by Henry Blackburn
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In news:

Michael Jackson's Purchased Hair to Be Converted Into a Roulette Ball .
Michael Jackson's Hair To Become A Roulette Ball .
A website called onlinegamblingpal.com has purchased a clump of the late Michael Jackson's hair for a reported $10,871 and plans to have the hair made into a roulette ball .
Gambling Site Converts Michael Jackson's Hair into Roulette Ball .
In today's macabre Michael Jackson news: a gambling website has purchased some of the singer's hair and plans to convert it into a roulette ball .
Like balls on the roulette wheel the unwanted rodents go for a spin.
Michael Jackson's Hair To Become A Roulette Ball.
A website called onlinegamblingpal.com has purchased a clump of the late Michael Jackson's hair for a reported $10,871 and plans to have the hair made into a roulette ball.
Michael Jackson's Purchased Hair to Be Converted Into a Roulette Ball.
Watch Michael Jackson's Hair Being Transformed into a Roulette Ball.
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In science:

Some of the tra jectories are predominantly θ ones before settling into a τ -valley, similar to a roulette ball rotation before locking into a slot with a specific number, hence the name roulette inflation.
Roulette Inflation with K\"ahler Moduli and their Axions
Note that this is similar to a roulette where a croupier spins a wheel with 37 pockets in one direction, then spins a ball in the opposite direction around a tilted circular track running around the circumference of the wheel.
Random Numbers in Scientific Computing: An Introduction
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