Definition of Roiling

1. Adjective. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence. "Turbulent rapids"

Exact synonyms: Churning, Roiled, Roily, Turbulent
Similar to: Agitated
Derivative terms: Turbulence, Turbulency



Definition of Roiling

1. Verb. (present participle of roil) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roiling

1. roil [v] - See also: roil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roiling

roguy
rohaite
rohu
roi fainéant
roial
roiall
roid
roid rage
roided out
roids
roil
roiled
roiled-up
roilier
roiliest
roiling (current term)
roils
roily
roin
roined
roining
roinish
roins
roist
roisted
roister
roistered
roisterer
roisterers
roistering

Literary usage of Roiling

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1. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1907)
"roiling.—The function of rolling is to arrange the fragments in the positions of the greatest stability with reference to the rolling of wheels and the ..."

2. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1899)
"roiling—The function of rolling is to arrange the fragments in the positions of the greatest stability with reference to the rolling of wheels and the ..."

3. The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922 by Clarence Monroe Burton, William Stocking, Gordon K. Miller, S. J. Clarke Publishing Company (1922)
"troit Copper & Brass roiling Mills; the manufacturing plant of the Detroit Pressed Steel Company; several buildings for the Timken-Detroit Axle Company; ..."

4. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"... the roiling orí» of heaven, Hast pictured on these walls, and all around thee These seven presiding Lords of Destiny— In dumb, foreboding symbols hast ..."

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