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roller1 British & World English

A cylinder that rotates about a central axis and is used in various machines and devices to move, flatten, or spread something

roller2 British & World English

A car made by Rolls-Royce

high roller British & World English

A person who gambles or spends large sums of money

holy roller British & World English

A member of an evangelical Christian group which expresses religious fervour by frenzied excitement or trances

leaf roller British & World English

An insect, especially a small moth, whose larvae roll up the leaves of plants which they feed upon

cuckoo-roller British & World English

A bird resembling a roller, with an iridescent green cap, back, wings, and tail, found only in Madagascar

paint roller British & World English

A roller covered in wool, sponge, synthetic fiber, or other absorbent material for applying paint to a surface, especially in interior decorating

roller blind British & World English

A window blind fitted on a roller

roller derby British & World English

A type of speed-skating competition on roller skates

roller skate British & World English

Each of a pair of boots or metal frames fitted to shoes with four or more small wheels, for gliding across a hard surface

roller towel British & World English

A long towel with the ends joined and hung on a roller or one fed through a device from one roller holding the clean part to another holding the used part

scrub roller British & World English

A large heavy roller used for crushing bushes and small trees prior to clearing

roller bearing British & World English

A bearing similar to a ball bearing but using small cylindrical rollers instead of balls

roller coaster British & World English

A fairground attraction that consists of a light railway track which has many tight turns and steep slopes on which people ride in small, fast open carriages

roller skating British & World English

Skating on a hard surface other than ice, as a sport or a pastime

dandy roll British & World English

A roller which is used to solidify partly formed paper during its manufacture, and to impress the water mark

dandy roller in dandy roll British & World English

A roller which is used to solidify partly formed paper during its manufacture, and to impress the water mark

roller rink in rink British & World English

A smooth enclosed floor of wood or asphalt for roller skating

rollerball British & World English

A ballpoint pen using thinner ink than other ballpoints

roller-coast in roller coaster British & World English

Move, change, or occur in a dramatically changeable manner

steamroller British & World English

A heavy, slow-moving vehicle with a roller, used to flatten the surfaces of roads during construction

roller-coasterroller-coast in roller coaster British & World English

Move, change, or occur in a dramatically changeable manner

roller bandage in roller1 British & World English

A long surgical bandage rolled up for convenient application

roller-coaster in roller coaster British & World English

Move, change, or occur in a dramatically changeable manner

European roller in roller1 British & World English

A brightly coloured crow-sized bird with predominantly blue plumage, having a characteristic tumbling display flight