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Definition of Roller
RollerRoller Roll"er, n.
1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder,
sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in
husbandry and the arts.
2. A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage
used in surgery.
3. (Naut.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in
upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
4. A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling
cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
5. (Print.) A cylinder coated with a composition made
principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of
type are inked previously to taking an impression from
them. --W. Savage.
6. A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the
roller of a man.
7. A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
8. (Zo["o]l.) ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf
roller. see Tortrix.
9. [CF. F. rollier.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species
of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciad[ae].
The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over
or ``tumbling' in flight.
Note: Many of the species are brilliantly colored. The common
European species (Coracias garrula) has the head,
neck, and under parts light blue varied with green, the
scapulars chestnut brown, and the tail blue, green, and
black. The broad-billed rollers of India and Africa
belong to the genus Eurystomus, as the oriental
roller (E. orientalis), and the Australian roller, or
dollar bird (E. Pacificus). The latter is dark brown
on the head and neck, sea green on the back, and bright
blue on the throat, base of the tail, and parts of the
wings. It has a silvery-white spot on the middle of
Meaning of Roller from wikipedia
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in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Roller
, a bird of the family Coraciidae Roller
(pigeon), a domesticated breed
- A roller coaster
is a type of amu****t ride employing
a form of elevated railroad track
p****engers on a train through tight
- Roller derby
is a roller skating contact sport
pla**** on an oval track
by two teams
of five skaters. It is pla**** by approximately
- Roller skating
is the act of travelling
skates. It is a recreational
activity, a sport, and a form of transportation. Roller
- Roller coasters
are amu****t rides developed
for amu****t parks
and modern theme
parks. Early iterations during
the 16th and 17th centuries, which
- A road roller
-compactor, or just roller
) is a compactor-type engineering vehicle
used to compact
soil, gravel, concrete, or...
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- two parts: a "roller
frame," and a "roller
cover." The roller cover absorbs
it to the painted
surface, the roller frame
- "The Roller
" is a single
by the English
rock band Beady
2011 debut album Different
Speeding. The song was released
- The European roller
(Coracias garrulus) is the only member
of the roller family
in Europe. Its overall range extends
into the Middle...
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