roller coaster


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Synonyms for roller coaster

anything characterized by abrupt and extreme changes (especially up and down)

elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)

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At the amusement park near the ballpark, a girl sustained minor injuries after part of another roller coaster fell on her in December.
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was selected for the project for its experience and technology in producing compressed-air launched roller coasters and amusement rides, with more than 150 air-launched rides and coasters installed in 29 countries.
She climbed into the roller coaster car and looked around the any signs of her grandma.
There is an interplay of forces and energy that can be seen as a roller coaster moves.
2000, PKI alleged that the Roller Coaster Company of Ohio (RCCO) was liable for breach of contract, breach of express warranty, breach of contract/professional malpractice, breach of implied warranty, promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment, and negligence in the design of a ride referred to as the Son of Beast.
And middle-aged members of the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain (RCCGB) are prepared to travel anywhere in the world to get the ultimate ride experience - however much it costs.
The transport ministry said Tuesday it has found flaws in 59 roller coasters and similar rides in 47 amusement parks nationwide through an emergency survey of 2,265 such rides.
King stressed that the maintenance procedures on rides depends on the ride itself: if the roller coaster is made of wood, for example, you would need a master carpenter.
Our first ride was the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster. This involves going from zero to about 80 miles an hour in a nanosecond, so by the time the ride is over, it takes your teeth and the contents of your stomach several seconds to catch up.
As Thor Equities continues to acquire land parcels for Sitt's Coney Island vision, rumors have been flying as fast as a ride on the ocean-side community's wooden roller coaster, the Cyclone.
In Riding The Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide To Educate And Inspire, Iris Waichler draws upon her years of experience as a medical social worker to address the difficult emotional and physical health issues surrounding issue of infertility.