Definitions for "roll "
Keywords:  longitudinal, sway, axis, yaw, rotate
To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface; as, to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.
To wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over; as, to roll a sheet of paper; to roll parchment; to roll clay or putty into a ball.
To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling; as, a river rolls its waters to the ocean.
A document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.
Membranes ( rotuli) of parchment stitched together to form a record. (Frame, Robin. Colonial Ireland, 1169-1369, 144) Document, comprising parchment sheets, stitched end to end or all together at the top. (Sayles, George O. The King's Parliament of England, 145)
The common form of a papyrus, a roll generally consists of several sheets of papyrus pasted together, on which the writing is in many columns written side by side, with lines running parallel to the length of the papyrus. For more on rolls, see Ancient Book Forms.
roll is a command-line program that rolls a user-defined dice sequence and displays the result. The die are defined using dN, where N is the number of sides. They can be rolled multiple times by prepending the number of repetitions and used in simple mathematical expressions .
A random dice roll, esp. of a particular range. Dice rolls are simulated by the game mechanics, and are usually not seen (except for the result); to 'roll up a character'; character creation (See CharGen).
a pastry or something you do with dice
Keywords:  dough, pastry, flatten, pin, sprinkle
To spread under a roller or rolling-pin; as, the paste rolls well.
To roll pastry or dough, sprinkle your counter and rolling pin with a little flour to prevent sticking. Put a ball of dough on the floured surface. Gently press down and away with the rolling pin. Continue back and forth, changing direction each time so that the dough forms a circle. Add more flour if the dough starts to stick to the rolling pin or counter. Stop when dough is the right thickness.
Flatten dough into a thin, even layer, using a rolling pin (cookies, pie crust).
To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.
To beat a drum with strokes so rapid that they can scarcely be distinguished by the ear.
The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.
To utter copiously, esp. with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; -- often with forth, or out; as, to roll forth some one's praises; to roll out sentences.
To make a loud or heavy rumbling noise; as, the thunder rolls.
A heavy, reverberatory sound; as, the roll of cannon, or of thunder.
the package of a specific number of coins by denomination
coins packaged by banks or dealers. The number of coins in a roll depends on the denomination: 50 cents, 40 nickels, 50 dimes, 40 quarters, 20 half dollars, or 20 dollars.
a package of a specific number of coins by denomination
Keywords:  kayak, flip, rescue, boat, capsized
the technique used to right the boat after a flip
an excellent self-rescue tool, and a good first line of defence to an accidental tip
Two meanings: 1. When out of the water, roll the boat from the waist position to the over the heads position or vice versa. To the waists, ready, roll. 2. When on the water, roll the blade.
To move on wheels; as, the carriage rolls along the street.
To move, as waves or billows, with alternate swell and depression.
To wheel, trundle.
To be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball; as, the cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well.
A heavy cylinder used to break clods.
A quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.
Keywords:  streak, winning
Winning streak. On a roll.
A winning streak
To fall or tumble; -- with over; as, a stream rolls over a precipice.
execute a roll, in tumbling; "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
Keywords:  tootsie
The direction a moving stone takes after it hits another stationary stone.
The movement of a curling stone after it has struck a stationary stone in play.
The movement of a stone after it hits another stone off center.
Keywords:  trick, frisbee, freestyle, chest, big
a good trick" I sent a party to deliver a message to the Big E
A freestyle trick where you move the frisbee from one hand to another while it's rolling across your arms and chest (or back, that's possible too).
Keywords:  steer, shoulder, slight, noun, slide
Term to describe steering using shoulder pressure and a slight turning of the head.
To steer the slide with shoulder pressure. Also used as a noun.
Steering-related term
Sausage like roll(s) of reed or straw 4" - 8" 100 - 200 mm) in diameter and of any suitable length used to build up the ridge to a sharp apex prior to capping
Used to describe minor deformations or dislocations of a coal seam, for example, faults with small displacement to small monoclinal folds, to welts or ridges projecting from either the roof or floor into the coal, and to fillings of stream channels or low areas extending downward into the coal.
Keywords:  furling, rudder
Roller Furling Rudder
Keywords:  shaft, tracker, wound, rewinding, piano
That which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.
A length of paper, usually 11 1/4" wide that is perforated with holes usually spaced nine to the inch arranged in a pattern to produce music when played on a player piano. See tracker bar scales for a list of what other sizes and scales rolls have been produced in. (See Roll Types - click here)
Web of paper. Paper wound around a core or shaft to form a continuous roll or web of paper.
Soft individual dinner rolls known as Parker House rolls first appeared over a century ago at Harvey Parker's hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.
See Electoral Roll.
The list of all the registered electors for a particular electorate kept by the Registrar of Electors. See also: general roll, Maori roll
Keywords:  mesh, bulk, invoices, wire, tolerances
The normal unit of bulk sale for wire cloth. The normal length is 100 feet, +/- 10%. Widths range from 24" up, with tolerances of 1/16" to 1/4" according to mesh. Invoices are based on the actual length supplied.
The normal unit of bulk sale for wire cloth (wire mesh). The standard length is 100 feet (30.48m) +/- 10%.
Keywords:  behold, sight
a sight to behold
to-Roll Process a process where a roll of substrate is continuously converted into a roll of product.
Roll is a female video game character in the Mega Man Classic series in its many continuities, and is largely considered to be the female lead in many of them. Not much is known about Roll compared to the other characters, except she was designed for housekeeping instead of fighting, and she is the (seemingly) younger sister of Mega Man (although other sources indicate they are "twins").
Keywords:  random, die, loot, everyone, picking
The process of picking a random number via an internal random number generator in the game. The term roll refers to rolling a die to get the number. Example: /random 100 "Everyone roll 100 on this loot"
A random number generated for some purpose.
The result of a die roll. A die must land on a number equal to or less than the number after Land in order to for the effect to activate (Ex: If a card's text says Roll of 5:, the effect that follows only takes place if a die lands between 1 and 5.).
Roll is the third album by Australian alternative country musician Anne Mc Cue. Her first album for Messenger Records, it was released to critical acclaim in 2003.
Keywords:  curvature, wooden, club, crown, face
The measure of face curvature from crown to sole on woods.
Curvature of the face on a wooden club in vertical mode.
Keywords:  trill, see
See trill.
Keywords:  bread, biscuit, shortened, plain, sweet
A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.
small rounded bread either plain or sweet
a more elaborate ornament consisting of a cut above the note followed by a strike below
a note with first a cut and then a strike
To transfer a market position in futures or options from one date (forward or backward) or one strike price (up or down) to another by a simultaneous purchase and sale.
a neighborhood favorite for pleasant dining, good times, and great cuisine
Keywords:  gait, walking
walking with a rolling gait
Keywords:  bankroll, short
Short for bankroll.
Keywords:  inwrap, bandage, parcel, winding, bind
To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; -- often with up; as, to roll up a parcel.
To press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers; as, to roll a field; to roll paste; to roll steel rails, etc.
One of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls.
begin operating or running; "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"
Keywords:  nag, bob, tailed, shot, currency
a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
a monthly publication of the WELs that can be found in all restrooms in the Wellness Center
Keywords:  twine, spool, rider, coil, wake
wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"
A rider approaches the wake and rolls the board around and over his head.
boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
Keywords:  cigarette, curb, hills, shape, round
Producing a concrete curb by hand shaping or hand rolling the curb without the use of face forms. See face forms.
a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
occur in soft rounded shapes; "The hills rolled past"
sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
Take the contents of the glass the drink has been mixed in, pour into the stainless steel cocktail shaker and pour directly back into the same glass.
a live, weekly syndicated radio talk show on disability lifestyle issues
Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.
The list of voters eligible to vote at an election.
Keywords:  phoneme, pronounce, her
pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; "She rolls her r's"
A record of the proceedings of a court or public office. Examples include judgment rolls (case files), assessment and tax rolls, and delinquent tax rolls.
A listing of all assessable property within the County. It identifies the property, the owner (if known), and the assessed value of the property. Every year the County Assessor must prepare two separate and distinct rolls: the "Regular Assessment Roll" (Section 601 Roll), and the "Supplemental Assessment Roll."
Keywords:  wallpaper, measure
a measure of wallpaper
Keywords:  moulding, circular, semi, section
Moulding of semi-circular section.
The basic unit of measure for a sidewall usually expressed as a single roll.
To renew a trade at its maturity.[ ] SECURITIES LENDING A contract which commits two counterparts to exchange agreed securities against collateral and to subsequently reverse the exchange at an agreed future date or on demand. The counterpart borrowing the securities pays a fee to the other counterpart.
roofing. Roofing material, composed of fiber and saturated with asphalt, that is supplied in 36-inch wide rolls with 108 square feet of material. Weights are generally 45 to 90 pounds per roll.
To apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in suck manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.
colloquial term for buying and selling of futures positions from one month to another.(To top of page)
Keywords:  cargo, book, archives, story, later
a page the Archives Story book
To re-book cargo to a later vessel.
Keywords:  bowling, ball, act, waves, distance
The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves.
the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
both balls go about the same distance
Keywords:  competitors, match, live, two, term
Term for when two competitors have a live match with each other.
Offsetting a near futures position and re-establishing it in a more deferred delivery month.
Keywords:  indian, country, term
a term used in Indian Country
Keywords:  priority, fully, loaded, first, design
The first design priority for a fully loaded KC-135A.
Keywords:  duty, office, part
Part; office; duty; rôle.
photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
Keywords:  storage, document
a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
Keywords:  narrow, stored, long, document, form
a very long narrow document which is stored in rolled form
Keywords:  take, off
That which rolls; a roller.