Translation of roller in Spanish:

roller

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊlər; ˈrəʊlə(r)/

n

  • 1 (for lawn, in machine, for applying paint) rodillo (masculine)
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    • During the final phases, he uses a roller to apply paint to the highest points of the surface and then uses small brushes to add highlights.
    • Big sheets of paper cover the patio, and kid-safe paint, rollers, brushes, and stamps are everywhere.
    • Most painting projects require more than paint, brushes or rollers.
  • 3 (for moving sth) 3.1 (cylinder) rodillo (masculine) 3.2 (caster) ruedecita (f), ruedita (f) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , rodachina (feminine) (Colombia)
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    • This resistance could be reduced if the fixed shafts of the rollers were rotated as they moved.
    • Product is palletized and moved over rollers and stored in one of the facility's freezers at - 18 degrees F.
    • Its two moving and two fixed feed rollers are hydraulically serial connected, and six delimbing knives ensure high quality logs.
  • 4 (wave) ola (feminine) grande
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    • The Pacific, he told her, being deeper, produced groundswells that made those of the Atlantic appear like rollers on a lake.

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