Meaning of SCROLL in English

SCROLL

■ noun

1》 a roll of parchment or paper for writing or painting on.

↘an ancient book or document written on a ~.

2》 an ornamental design or carving resembling a partly unrolled ~ of parchment.

■ verb

1》 move displayed text or graphics on a computer screen in order to view different parts of them.

2》 cause to move like paper rolling or unrolling.

Derivatives

~able adjective

~er noun

~ing noun

Origin

ME: alt. of obs. scrow 'roll', shortening of escrow .

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