How to use Roving in a sentence

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  • The vial was in his pocket, and he strode into the Sanctuary, eyes roving for Erik or Ully.

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  • He couldn't pinpoint what made his instincts restless, but he also saw apprehension in the tense frames and roving eyes of those riding before him.

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  • The traditional site of these battles covers a very wide area, and it is supposed that Arthur held a post analogous to that of the general who, under the Roman occupation, was known as Comes Britanniae, and held a roving commission to defend the island wherever attacked, in contradistinction to the Dux Britanniarum, who had charge of the forces in the north, and the Comes Littoris Saxonici, whose task it was to defend the south-east line.

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  • Elias and Arouj took to sea roving.

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  • Carding, roving and spinning machines were constructed at Bridgewater in 1786.

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  • The chief piece of mechanism in the roving frame is the gearing known as the "differential motion."

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  • In the jute roving frame the bobbin is termed the "follower," because its revolutions per minute are fewer than those of the flyer.

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  • For very heavy jute yarns the spinning frame is not used - the desired amount of twist being given at the roving frame.

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  • Out of such conditions arose the buccaneer, alternately sailor and hunter, even occasionally a planter - roving, bold, unscrupulous, often savage, with an intense detestation of Spain.

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  • The taking and re-taking of Tortuga by the French was always with the assistance of the roving community; and at the conquest of Jamaica the English navy had the same influence in its favour.

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  • He glanced up quickly, his gaze roving over her face for a moment before leaving it.

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  • Jenn's eyes were roving the apartment, as if she expected vampires to leap from the shadows.

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  • And I hear you can't drink the water and the waiters have dreadful, roving hands.

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  • It's a fast action roving beat ' em up adventure.

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  • A cordless, wireless, radio or roving microphone has different microphone configurations.

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  • Using roving patrols and listening posts and observation posts with either attached military police or organic personnel.

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  • To find out we told YS's roving reporter, Phil South, to go to hell.

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  • This clash is seen in the debate over passenger profiling, roving wiretaps, surveillance, tracking systems, and immigration.

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  • To find out we told YS 's roving reporter, Phil South, to go to hell.

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  • Home to Her Majesty The Queen, and roving ambassador for Great Britain for over forty years.

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  • The discussion will then be opened up to the floor, where there will be roving microphones.

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  • Hazards roving reps and safety reps news and resources.

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  • Infantry units are used to man observation posts and gates and to conduct roving patrols.

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  • Prevention of trespass is the responsibility of the landowner, not the Council or Police Are n't all Gypsies/Travellers just roving criminals?

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  • You can go on a roving picket, or tour of shame of shops that sell goods made by sweatshop labor.

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  • Cut the woven roving cloth wide enough to extend at least 3 to 4 inches on either side of the rupture.

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  • In the midst of a good ole fashioned beat down that was partially kept from the camera's roving eye, Nick laid into Aaron for dating Paris after she and Nick were kaput.

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  • At the time, original host Craig Kilborn served as the main anchor, while four roving correspondents provided their segments from the field.

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  • Several shows, such as the KaTonga musical review of African animal mythology or the roving Mystic Sheiks of Morocco brass band are directly related to the park's overall theme.

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  • Needle felting uses roving, or carded wool, to create interesting patterns on existing fabric.

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  • These troops were often teenage or younger, and the vehicles were dubbed 'technicals'; the sight of armed teens roving the countryside in weapon-bedecked vehicles was often referred to as 'Mad Maxian', or 'just like in Mad Max'.

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  • She (and John) were part of the undersociety of roving loonies - the black helicopter militants, survivalists and assorted millenialists who stockpile weapons and prepare for Armageddon.

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  • We first meet Jill, the young daughter of a mercenary, who follows her father, a 'silver dagger', in his roving.

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  • Ford Prefect - has been stranded on Earth for the past fifteen years, a native of Betelgeuse, and roving researcher for that amazing compendium, the Hitchhiker's Guide.

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  • Cora said nothing, her features emotionless and eyes roving for threats.

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  • Katie whipped around the breakfast bar, eyes roving the kitchen for the knife block or something with which to defend herself.

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  • He dispatched the last challenger and strode toward her, eyes roving for more opponents.

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  • He froze halfway down to the chair and stared at her, his startled gaze roving over her face.

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  • Gladstone once said of himself and his Peelite colleagues, during the period of political isolation, that they were like roving icebergs on which men could not land with safety, but with which ships might come into perilous collision.

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  • The machine is fitted with 20 to 40 of these bobbins placed side by side, and its product is known as " slubbing roving," it being now a soft, thick thread of silk, measuring usually either 840 or 1260 yds.

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  • The product is wound on to the bobbin by means of flyer and spindle, and is known as dandied or fine roving, and is then ready for the spinning frame.

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  • It shares the roving habits of the latter, frequenting ships and by these means reaching various parts of the world.

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  • Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.

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  • From the latitude of Bagdad northward the region between the two rivers is an arid, waterless, limestone steppe, inhabited only by roving Arabs.

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  • The death of Judas at Elasa left the field open to the apostates, and his followers were reduced to the level of roving brigands.

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  • Always inclined to a roving life, he soon proceeded to the university of Paris and afterwards continued his studies at Cologne and Heidelberg, returning to Prague in 1407.

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  • A fresh patent, taken out in 1775, covered several additional improvements in the processes of carding, roving and spinning.

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  • The final preparing process is that of roving.

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  • In this operation there is no doubling of the slivers, but each sliver passes separately through the machine, from the can to the spindle, is drawn out to about eight times its length, and receives a small amount of twist to strengthen it, in order that it may be successfully wound upon the roving bobbin by the flyer.

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  • Immediately after the Greek revolution, Prince John Sturdza took an active part in subduing the roving bands of Greek Hetairists in Moldavia; he transformed the Greek elementary schools into Rumanian schools and laid the foundation for that scientific national development which Prince Michael Sturdza continued after 1834.

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  • The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.

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  • There were NO roving microphones and it became hard to hear other audience members.

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  • This team is roving around the regions to listen to the caving population - to listen to YOUR views.

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  • In addition to the rides, Hershey Park offers a full schedule of stage presentations and roving entertainers.

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  • His gaze was roving, and his air distracted even as he bent to give Hannah a kiss on the cheek.

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  • His white hair was streaked red with blood, his roving gaze tired.

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  • Roving searchlights splashed the Undersecretary with brilliant white light.

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  • Alex methodically folded the paper, his gaze roving over her face.

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  • Alex leaned back in his chair, his gaze roving over her face.

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  • Even many of the original Tatar, Mongol and other nomad tribes (ilat), instead of leading their former roving and unsettled life of the sahara-nishin (dwellers in the desert), are settled and peaceful shahr-nishin (dwellers in towns).

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  • The pleasures of a roving life, enlivened by occasional skirmishes with forces organized and led by Spanish officials, gained upon them.

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  • Brady tugged Dan's mask off, gaze roving the compound.

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  • He combined a roving disposition with a natural taste for mechanics and for literature.

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  • The more arid districts offer no inducement for settlement and are inhabited only by a few roving bands of Indians, but there were settlements of whites in the grazing districts of the Rio Branco at an early date, and a few hundreds of adventurers have occupied the mining districts of the east.

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  • Cramond Brig was the scene of one of the " roving " adventures of James V., when the life of the " Gudeman of Ballengeich " was saved by Jock Howieson of the Braehead.

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