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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of roam.

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Examples

  • When you leave the house, the call roams seamlessly back onto the operator's regular network.

    House Calls

  • In the duke of Athol's seventy-mile forest, with scarce a tree save planted larches, the stag roams by thousands, but of course the game-laws interpose, as they did eight hundred years ago, between him and the (biped) hind.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 85, January, 1875

  • The underlying system is similar to that used when a phone "roams" on a different network abroad.

    BBC News - Home

  • It only roams for a few minutes and I loose all data services.

    MetroPCS Gets BlackBerry Curve

  • I prefer GSM networks since I do travel a lot and need a phone that roams seamlessly.

    My Big iPhone Break-up

  • And then there’s Miss Jack’s real-life bull: Ventiscoa regal, hulking, jet-black beast who roams the land she owns with fiery impudence.

    Fragile Beasts by Tawni O'Dell: Book summary

  • Some might say the kind of pothead humor that arises from his choice of mileu and protagonist sometimes descends to the level of Cheech and Chong, but this is arguably a necessary side effect of the aesthetic strategy Pynchon employs: the world in which Doc Sportello roams is comic precisely because of the perspective the dope-smoking detective provides.

    Genre Fiction

  • Julian finds that the more he roams the "solitary but social territory" of the streets, the more invisible he becomes.

    Roaming on Urban Streets

  • A motley search party roams the Northwest frontier in the 1870s looking for a lost Englishman and finds Indians, bears and villains.

    Dear Book Lover: The Vast Terrain of Canadian Fiction

  • Thereafter, his spirit (fulfilling a childhood promise to his sister) revisits key incidents from his troubled life, roams voyeuristically around Tokyo and ends up back in his mother's womb.

    Enter the Void

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