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Definition of Roller

Roller
Roller 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 each wing.

Meaning of Roller from wikipedia

- Roller may refer to: Roller, a bird of the family Coraciidae Roller (pigeon), a domesticated breed or variety of pigeon Roller (agricultural tool), a non-powered...
- A roller coaster, also called a rollercoaster, is a type of amu****t ride that employs a form of elevated railroad track designed with tight turns, steep...
- Roller derby is a roller skating contact sport pla**** by two teams of fifteen members. Roller derby is pla**** by approximately 1,250 amateur leagues worldwide...
- "The Roller" is a single by the English rock band Beady Eye, featured on their 2011 debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding. The song was released as...
- Roller coasters are amu****t rides developed for amu****t parks and modern theme parks. During the 16th and 17th centuries, rides consisting of wooden...
- A road roller (sometimes called a roller-compactor, or just roller) is a compactor-type engineering vehicle used to compact soil, gravel, concrete, or...
- Roller skating is traveling on surfaces with roller skates. It is a recreational activity, a sport, and a form of transportation. Roller rinks and skate...
- Roller skates are shoes, or bindings that fit onto shoes, that are worn to enable the wearer to roll along on wheels. The first roller skate was effectively...
- Roller chain or bush roller chain is the type of chain drive most commonly used for transmission of mechanical power on many kinds of domestic, industrial...
- The Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) is a bird of the family Coraciidae. It is 30–34 cm (12–13 in) long with a wingspan of 65–74 cm (26–29 in) and...