rolling

roll·​ing | \ ˈrō-liŋ How to pronounce rolling (audio) \

Definition of rolling

 (Entry 1 of 2)

present participle of roll

rolling

adjective

Definition of rolling (Entry 2 of 2)

: not having or set to a fixed date or deadline : continually adjustable through a period of time to provide flexibility for individual circumstances De Blasio's spokesman Wiley Norvell said the city is encouraging families to sign up their kids by June 26, although there is a rolling deadline until Oct. 1. The sooner families apply, he said, the better chance they'll secure the seat they want.— Matthew Chayes Many law school use a rolling admissions process, meaning they evaluate applications as they come in and release admissions decisions, one by one.— Ilana Kowarski The Delaware Aglands Foundation Board announced it will institute a rolling application process for its Young Farmer Loan Program to offer young farmers more flexibility in acquiring a farm.The Dover Post

First Known Use of rolling

Adjective

1959, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rolling was in 1959

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“Rolling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rolling. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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rolling

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rolling

: having gentle slopes or hills

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