Meaning of ROLL in English

ROLL

v part; office; duty; role.

2. roll ·v that which rolls; a roller.

3. roll ·v a cylindrical twist of tobacco.

4. roll ·v a heavy cylinder used to break clods.

5. roll ·vi to turn; to move circularly.

6. roll ·noun to turn over in one's mind; to revolve.

7. roll ·vi to move on wheels; as, the carriage rolls along the street.

8. roll ·vi to make a loud or heavy rumbling noise; as, the thunder rolls.

9. roll ·vi to spread under a roller or rolling-pin; as, the paste rolls well.

10. roll ·v a heavy, reverberatory sound; as, the roll of cannon, or of thunder.

11. roll ·vi to move, as waves or billows, with alternate swell and depression.

12. roll ·vi to fall or tumble;

— with over; as, a stream rolls over a precipice.

13. roll ·v that which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, ·etc.

14. roll ·noun to beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.

15. roll ·noun to move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.

xvi. roll ·v a kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.

xvii. roll ·v hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.

xviii. roll ·v the act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves.

xix. roll ·vi to beat a drum with strokes so rapid that they can scarcely be distinguished by the ear.

xx. roll ·v a quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.

xxi. roll ·v the uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.

xxii. roll ·vi to be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball; as, the cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well.

xxiii. roll ·v a document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.

xxiv. roll ·noun to drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling; as, a river rolls its waters to the ocean.

xxv. roll ·vi to turn over, or from side to side, while lying down; to wallow; as, a horse rolls.

xxvi. roll ·vi to perform a periodical revolution; to move onward as with a revolution; as, the rolling year; ages roll away.

xxvii. roll ·noun to bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap;

— often with up; as, to roll up a parcel.

xxviii. roll ·noun to press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers; as, to roll a field; to roll paste; to roll steel rails, ·etc.

xxix. roll ·v the oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side, in sea way, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching.

xxx. roll ·v one of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls.

xxxi. roll ·noun to utter copiously, ·esp. with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound;

— often with forth, or out; as, to roll forth some one's praises; to roll out sentences.

xxxii. roll ·vi to incline first to one side, then to the other; to rock; as, there is a great difference in ships about rolling; in a general semse, to be tossed about.

xxxiii. roll ·noun to wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over; as, to roll a sheet of paper; to roll parchment; to roll clay or putty into a ball.

xxxiv. roll ·noun to cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface; as, to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.

xxxv. roll ·vi to move, as a curved object may, along a surface by rotation without sliding; to revolve upon an axis; to turn over and over; as, a ball or wheel rolls on the earth; a body rolls on an inclined plane.

xxxvi. roll ·noun to apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in suck manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.

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