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roll US English

Move or cause to move in a particular direction by turning over and over on an axis

roll US Thesaurus

the bottle rolled down the table

re-roll US English

To roll again.

roll in US English

Be received in large amounts

roll up US English

Arrive in a vehicle

roll-up US English

A hand-rolled cigarette

roll-on US English

(Of deodorant or cosmetic) applied by means of a rotating ball in the neck of the container

bog roll US English

A roll of toilet paper

egg roll US English

A Chinese-style snack consisting of diced meat or shrimp and shredded vegetables wrapped in a dough made with egg and deep-fried

eye-roll US English

A rolling of the eyes, in later use typically as an expression of disapproval, disbelief, or exasperation.

head-roll US English

A roll or band, usually of cloth, worn on the head.

hot-roll US English

To make or produce by hot rolling.

leaf roll US English

A virus disease of potatoes marked by upward curling of the leaves

loo roll US English

A roll of toilet paper

mid-roll US English

An online video advertisement that plays in the middle of a video that has been selected for viewing

neck-roll US English

(Especially in Gymnastics) a swing of the body backwards to rest on the back of the neck.

pipe roll US English

The annual records of the British Exchequer from the 12th to the 19th century

poor roll US English

A roll of persons in receipt of poor relief.

post-roll US English

An online video advertisement that plays at the end of a video that has been selected for viewing

pre-roll US English

An online video advertisement that plays before the start of a video that has been selected for viewing

rag-roll US English

Create a striped or marbled effect on (a surface) by painting it with a rag crumpled up into a roll

rent roll US English

A register of a landlord’s lands and buildings with the rents due from them

rib roll US English

To roll (land, etc.) with a rib roller.

rib-roll US English

A farm roller with a ribbed or hooped surface.

roll axis US English

An axis about which an aircraft or vehicle rolls.

roll bar US English

A metal bar running up the sides and across the top of a vehicle, especially one used in motor sports, strengthening its frame and protecting the occupants should the vehicle overturn

roll cage US English

A framework of reinforcements protecting a car’s passenger cabin in the event that it should roll onto its roof

roll call US English

The process of calling out a list of names to establish who is present

roll cast US English

A cast in which the angler does not throw the line backward

roll-down US English

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.

roll-end US English

(Chiefly in plural) the remnants of a roll of carpet, wool, etc., sold as a unit.

roll-fed US English

Supplied with material from a roll; especially (of printing or a printing machine) employing a continuous roll of paper.

roll feed US English

A feed mechanism supplying material in sheet form, e.g. paper, by means of rollers

roll film US English

Photographic film with protective lightproof backing paper wound onto a spool

roll-form US English

To shape or form by roll-forming.

roll mark US English

A mark produced on sheet metal as a result of rolling with an imperfect set of rollers.

roll-neck US English

A high loosely turned-over collar

roll-off US English

The smooth fall of response to zero at either end of the frequency range of a piece of audio equipment

roll rate US English

Angular velocity about a roll axis.

roll wave US English

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.

rope roll US English

A cylinder or drum around which is wound a rope for communicating motion.

roup roll US English

A record of the items sold at a roup, listing the buyers and the prices paid.

rump roll US English

A type of bustle.

snap roll US English

A maneuver in which an aircraft makes a single quick revolution about its longitudinal axis while flying horizontally

after-roll US English

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.

Arctic roll US English

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.

barrel roll US English

An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft follows a single turn of a spiral while rolling once about its longitudinal axis

bridge roll US English

A small, soft bread roll with a long, thin shape

chiko roll US English

A savoury snack food consisting of a meat and vegetable mixture coated in batter and deep-fried

court roll US English

The record kept by a manorial court of rent paid and property held by tenants

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