Move in a particular direction by turning over and over on an axis
the empty bottle rolled down the pavement
To roll again.
Be received in large amounts
Used to indicate that one wants a particular time or event to come quickly
Denoting a deodorant or cosmetic applied by means of a rotating ball in the neck of the container
A hand-rolled cigarette
A rolling of the eyes, in later use typically as an expression of disapproval, disbelief, or exasperation.
A roll or band, usually of cloth, worn on the head.
To make or produce by hot rolling.
(Especially in Gymnastics) a swing of the body backwards to rest on the back of the neck.
A roll of persons in receipt of poor relief.
A farm roller with a ribbed or hooped surface.
To roll (land, etc.) with a rib roller.
An axis about which an aircraft or vehicle rolls.
More fully (Japanese) roll down game. A game, usually played at a fair or arcade, in which balls are rolled on a board into numbered holes or slots. Also occasionally: a table or stall at which this is played.
(Chiefly in plural) the remnants of a roll of carpet, wool, etc., sold as a unit.
Supplied with material from a roll; especially (of printing or a printing machine) employing a continuous roll of paper.
To shape or form by roll-forming.
A mark produced on sheet metal as a result of rolling with an imperfect set of rollers.
Angular velocity about a roll axis.
A wave that appears to roll over the surface of a liquid; specifically a type of surface wave that occurs as one of a series of such waves separated by calm liquid and moving faster than the bulk liquid.
A cylinder or drum around which is wound a rope for communicating motion.
A record of the items sold at a roup, listing the buyers and the prices paid.
A type of bustle.
A roll of toilet paper
A rapid succession of beats sounded on a drum, often used to introduce an announcement or event
A Chinese-style snack similar to a spring roll, consisting of diced meat or prawns and shredded vegetables wrapped in a dough made with egg and deep-fried
A virus disease of potatoes marked by upward curling of the leaves
A roll of toilet paper
An online video advertisement which plays in the middle of a video that has been selected for viewing
The annual records of the British Exchequer from the 12th to the 19th century
An online video advertisement that plays at the end of a video that has been selected for viewing
An online video advertisement that plays before the start of a video that has been selected for viewing
Create a striped or marbled effect on (a surface) by painting it with a rag crumpled up into a roll
A register of a landlord’s lands and buildings with the rents due from them
A metal bar running up the sides and across the top of a vehicle, especially one used in motor sport, strengthening its frame and protecting the occupants if the vehicle overturns
A framework of reinforcements protecting a car’s passenger cabin in the event that it should roll on to its roof
The process of calling out a list of names to establish who is present
A cast in which the angler does not throw the line backwards
A feed mechanism supplying material in sheet form, e.g. paper, by means of rollers
Photographic film with a protective lightproof backing paper wound on to a spool
A high loosely turned-over collar
The smooth fall of response to zero at either end of the frequency range of a piece of audio equipment
The unveiling of a new aircraft or spacecraft
A manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a single quick revolution about its longitudinal axis while flying horizontally
A second or subsequent roll of thunder; (also) a roll of the waves following the subsidence of a storm; frequently figurative and in figurative contexts.
A type of frozen dessert comprising a thick tube of (typically vanilla) ice cream, coated in raspberry jam with an outer layer of thin sponge cake, and served in slices.
(The name of) a roll recording accounts of royal revenue as collected in every county.