roving

  • 1 Roving — aus Glasfasern Rovings (dt. Faserbündel oder Faserstränge) sind Bündel von endlosen, unverdrehten, gestreckten Fasern (Filamente), die häufig in der Fertigung von Faserverbundwerkstoffen und besonders von Faser Kunststoff Verbunden eingesetzt… …

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  • 2 Roving — Rov ing, n. 1. The operatin of forming the rove, or slightly twisted sliver or roll of wool or cotton, by means of a machine for the purpose, called a roving frame, or roving machine. [1913 Webster] 2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 roving — adjective travel for one s work, having no fixed base: → rove roving noun another term for rove3. ↘roves collectively …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 4 Roving — Rov ing, n. The act of one who roves or wanders. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 roving — index circuitous, discursive (digressive), moving (in motion), shifting, transient, vagrancy …

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  • 6 roving — ● roving nom masculin Ensemble de fibres de verre assemblées sans torsion, utilisé comme armature de polymères stratifiés …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 7 roving — rovíng s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …

    Dicționar Român

  • 8 roving — [rō′viŋ] n. [< ROVE2] 1. the strand of twisted and drawn out fibers of cotton, wool, silk, etc. from which yarns are made 2. the process of preparing such a strand …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Roving — A roving is a long and narrow bundle of fiber with a twist to hold the fiber together. It is usually used to spin worsted yarn, but can be used to spin woolen yarn as well. A roving can be created by carding or combing the fiber, and is then… …

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  • 10 roving — roving1 rovingly, adv. rovingness, n. /roh ving/, adj. 1. roaming or wandering. 2. not assigned or restricted to any particular location, area, topic, etc.: a roving editor. 3. not assigned to any particular diplomatic post but having a special… …

    Universalium

  • 11 roving — [[t]ro͟ʊvɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n You use roving to describe a person who travels around, rather than staying in a fixed place. He is to join the BBC to cover the Olympic Games in Barcelona next month as a roving reporter... Left to raise themselves …

    English dictionary

  • 12 roving — rov|ing [ rouvıŋ ] adjective traveling around from place to place, especially as part of your job: a roving ambassador/reporter have a roving eye to be always looking for an opportunity to start a new sexual relationship …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 roving — UK [ˈrəʊvɪŋ] / US [ˈroʊvɪŋ] adjective travelling around from place to place, especially as part of your job a roving ambassador/reporter • have a roving eye …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Roving — Rove Rove, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Roved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roving}.] [Cf. D. rooven to rob; akin to E. reave. See {Reave}, {Rob}.] 1. To practice robbery on the seas; to wander about on the seas in piracy. [Obs.] Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 roving — I. adjective Etymology: 1rove Date: 1590 1. a. not restricted as to location or area of concern b. capable of being shifted from place to place ; mobile 2. inclined to ramble or stray < a roving fancy > II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 roving — adjective /ˈɹowvɪŋ/ wandering freely. His roving eyes never focused on anything specific. Syn: wandering …

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  • 17 roving — adj. Roving is used with these nouns: ↑ambassador, ↑commission, ↑reporter …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 roving — [ˈrəʊvɪŋ] adj travelling around from place to place a roving reporter[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 Roving — Ro|ving [ rəʊvɪŋ; engl. = Vorspinnen], das; s, s: in der Kunststofftechnik Bez. für Vorgespinste u. Faserstränge (insbes. aus Glasfasern), die zur Herst. von Prepregs für GFK Erzeugnisse eingesetzt werden …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 roving — Synonyms and related words: Wanderjahr, aberrant, aberrative, adrift, afloat, afoot and lighthearted, aimless, aimlessness, alternating, amorphous, bumming, by the way, capricious, changeable, changeful, circuitous, circumforaneous, departing,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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