Roulette

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Roulette Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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
  • a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure

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  • a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure ,
  • a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations ,
  • a gambling game in which players bet on which compartment of a revolving wheel a small ball will come to rest in

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Roulette Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Roulette is a casino game named after a French diminutive for little wheel. In the game, players may choose to place bets on fields which include one or more numbers, the colors red or black, or whether the number is odd or even.

To determine the winning number and color, the game wheel is spun in one direction, then a ball is spun in the opposite direction around a track running around the wheel. The ball eventually slows down and falls on to the wheel and into one of 37 (in French/European roulette) or 38 (in American roulette) colored and numbered pockets on the wheel.



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