Definition of Rumblers

1. Noun. (plural of rumbler) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rumblers

1. rumbler [n] - See also: rumbler

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumblers

rumakis
rumal
rumals
rumba
rumbaed
rumbaing
rumbalike
rumbas
rumbelow
rumbelows
rumble
rumble seat
rumble seats
rumbled
rumbler
rumblers (current term)
rumbles
rumbleth
rumblier
rumbliest
rumbling
rumblingly
rumblings
rumbly
rumbo
rumbooze
rumbos
rumbowline
rumbud
rumbuds

Literary usage of Rumblers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The boxes of finished nails are covered up and taken to big, revolving iron cylinders, known as rumblers, where they are rolled over and over, ..."

2. Safety Engineering (1914)
"Tumbling barrels, rattlers or rumblers, as they are sometimes called, ... In cases where it is impractical to enclose the rumblers entirely, all open gears, ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1897)
"The coarse flakes of the first quality were fed into rumblers or cylinders if iron riveted together, 5 feet long and 21 feet diameter, loaded with 300 iron ..."

4. Report by Ontario Dept. of Mines (1896)
"The coarse flakes of the first quality were fed into rumblers or cylinders ... The rumblers were driven for 6 to 10 hours, when the door plates were taken ..."

5. Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature by Edward Dowden (1900)
"... though he may not acquire a great reverence for antiquity, is a happier boy than he who is bound to get before breakfast " two or three hundred rumblers ..."

6. Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature by Edward Dowden (1901)
"... is a happier boy than he who is bound to get before breakfast "two or three hundred rumblers out of Homer" in commendation of Achilles' toes or the ..."

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