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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
- The rollers
are an Old World
bird family, Coraciidae. The group
gets its name from the aerial acrobatics
some of these birds perform during
- A roller coaster
is a type of amu****t ride that employs
a form of elevated railroad track designed
slopes, and sometimes
- Roller derby
is a contact sport
pla**** by two teams
of five members roller skating
a track. Roller derby
is pla**** by approximately...
- Roller coasters
are amu****t rides developed
for amu****t parks
and modern theme
the 16th and 17th centuries, rides consisting
- A road roller
-compactor, or just roller
) is a compactor
type engineering vehicle
used to compact
soil, gravel, concrete, or...
- The Indian roller
(Coracias benghalensis) is a bird of the family
Coraciidae, the rollers
. It occurs widely
from West Asia to the Indian
- air. For specific varieties
of roller pigeons please
see: Birmingham Roller Galatz Roller Oriental Roller Parlor Roller
List of pigeon breeds
- Roller skating
is the traveling
skates. It is a form of recreational activity
as well as a sport, and can also be a form of transportation...
- A high roller
, also referred
to as a whale, is a gambler
who consistently wagers large amounts
of money. High rollers often receive lavish
- The Euthanasia Coaster
is a hypothetical steel roller coaster designed
to kill its p****engers. In 2010, it was designed
and made into a scale model
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