Definition of roving in English:

roving

Syllabification: rov·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrōviNG
 
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noun

1 another term for rove3.
More example sentences
  • The energy used to create the fibers - it starts with a plant, then the cords are removed, the material is dried, then rovings are produced - requires 60% less energy than glass.
  • Asphalt emulsion finds a more general use as a tackifier to hold rovings and straw in place.
  • At the other end of the process of manufacture, there were merchants who organized the ginning and bowing of the raw cotton and sold the rovings to the spinners.
1.1Roves collectively.

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