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1a roll of parchment or paper for writing or painting on. an ancient book or document written on a scroll. an ornamental design or carving resembling a partly unrolled scroll of parchment, e.g., on the capital of a column, or at the end of a stringed instrument. Art
& Heraldry a depiction of a narrow ribbon bearing a motto or inscription.
2 [usually as modifier] the facility that moves a display on a computer screen in order to view new material.
1 [no object] move displayed text or graphics in a particular direction on a computer screen in order to view different parts of them:she scrolled through her file (of displayed text or graphics) move up, down, or across a computer screen. 2 [with object] cause to move like paper rolling or unrolling:the wind scrolled back the uppermost layer of loose dust