The oscillation of a rigid body (e.g. sprung mass) which consists primarily of angular displacement about a central longitudinal axis with respect to its static position.


Rolling is caused by a wave lifting up one side of the boat, rolling under the boat and dropping that side, then lifting the other side and dropping it in turn.

See also: Angle of Roll, Pitch, Yaw.

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Subjects: Transport