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Roll

Meanings and phrases

roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rotary motion of an object around its own axis; axial rotation; axial motion
  2. a list of names; roster
  3. photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
  4. a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore; roller; rolling wave
  5. a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); bankroll
  6. small rounded bread either plain or sweet; bun
  7. the act of throwing dice; cast
  8. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals); coil; whorl; curl; curlicue; ringlet; gyre; scroll
  9. the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously; paradiddle; drum roll
  10. a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells); peal; pealing; rolling
  11. anything rolled up in cylindrical form
  12. walking with a swaying gait
  13. a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
  14. the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling); bowl
  15. a document that can be rolled up (as for storage); scroll

roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move by turning over or rotating; turn over
  2. move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; wheel
  3. occur in soft rounded shapes; undulate
  4. flatten or spread with a roller; roll out
  5. emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
  6. arrange or or coil around; wind; wrap; twine
  7. begin operating or running
  8. shape by rolling
  9. execute a roll, in tumbling
  10. sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity; hustle; pluck
  11. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; undulate; flap; wave
  12. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; wander; swan; stray; tramp; roam; cast; ramble; rove; range; drift; vagabond
  13. move, rock, or sway from side to side
  14. cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; revolve
  15. pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
  16. take the shape of a roll or cylinder
  17. show certain properties when being rolled; roll up
  18. boil vigorously; seethe

Jelly Roll Morton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941); Morton; Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton

Parker House roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking

Swiss roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake; jellyroll

Vienna roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yeast-raised roll with a hard crust; hard roll

barrel roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a roll in which the plane follows a spiral course

church roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a list of the members of church

cinnamon roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking; cinnamon bun; cinnamon snail

clover-leaf roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yeast-raised dinner roll made by baking three small balls of dough in each cup of a muffin pan

coffee roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze; sweet roll

crescent roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll; croissant

drum roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously; paradiddle; roll

egg roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried; spring roll

hamburger roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty; hamburger bun

hard roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yeast-raised roll with a hard crust; Vienna roll

kaiser roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center

muster roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a list of names of officers and men in a military unit or ship's company

onion roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yeast-raised roll flavored with onion

pinwheel roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pinwheel-shaped rolls spread with cinnamon and sugar and filled with e.g. jam before baking

rock ' n ' roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; rock'n'roll; rock-and-roll; rock and roll; rock; rock music

rock ' n ' roll musician

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a performer or composer or fan of rock music; rocker

rock and roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; rock 'n' roll; rock'n'roll; rock-and-roll; rock; rock music
E.g.
  • He is one of the pioneers of rock and roll in Spain.
  • At the time, we noticed a void in rock and roll.
  • 5 on Amazon in the rock and roll bestsellers category.

roll around

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. happen regularly; come around

roll call

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. calling out an official list of names
E.g.
  • Since 1839, the House has elected speakers by roll call vote.
  • The roll call classes are arranged according to the students' surnames.
  • There were no cosponsors to his amendment and it failed in a roll call vote.

roll down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow; avalanche

roll film

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. photographic film wound on a spool

roll in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pour or flow in a steady stream

roll in the hay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. slang for sexual intercourse; fuck; fucking; screw; screwing; ass; nooky; nookie; piece of ass; piece of tail; shag; shtup

roll in the hay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. have sexual intercourse with; sleep together; love; make out; make love; sleep with; get laid; have sex; know; do it; be intimate; have intercourse; have it away; have it off; screw; fuck; jazz; eff; hump; lie with; bed; have a go at it; bang; get it on; bonk

roll of tobacco

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder; smoke

roll off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. recite volubly or extravagantly; rattle down; rattle off; reel off; spiel off

roll out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flatten or spread with a roller; roll
  2. straighten by unrolling; straighten

roll over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make a rolling motion or turn
  2. negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
  3. re-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security

roll up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. form into a cylinder by rolling; furl
  2. make into a bundle; bundle; bundle up
  3. show certain properties when being rolled; roll
  4. get or gather together; collect; accumulate; pile up; amass; compile; hoard
  5. arrive in a vehicle:
  6. close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle
  7. form a cylinder by rolling; wrap up
E.g.
  • Other armadillo species cannot roll up because they have too many plates.
  • It was very flexible, possibly being able to flex laterally and roll up itself.
  • I'm very excited to roll up my sleeves and immerse myself in writing this tale."

sausage roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sausage meat rolled and baked in pastry

snap roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fast roll

soft roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yeast-raised roll with a soft crust

spring roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried; egg roll

sweet roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze; coffee roll

toilet roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a roll of toilet paper

roll band

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His father was the drummer for a popular rock and roll band in Mexico called Los Sputniks.
  • She also formed a rock and roll band with her brother, Larry Schemel, called Death Valley Girls.
  • It centers on the lead singer of a teenage rock 'n' roll band (played by John Magaro) in 1960s New Jersey.

credits roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rodney chases Del out of the bar as the credits roll.
  • They continue to argue as the credits roll.
  • then says one last monologue, then the game's credits roll.

electoral roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The writ sets the dates for the close of the electoral roll and the close of nominations for an election.
  • She was recorded as living at Brick House in the electoral roll of 1965, but moved shortly after that date.
  • Prior to independence, Indians sought a common electoral roll, based on the principle of "one man, one vote."

roll back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was forced to lay off its paid staff and roll back its plans for new office space.
  • The marble will roll back and forth but eventually resettle in the bottom of the ladle.
  • As a result, foul balls hit by players can sometimes roll back down for spectators to catch.

n roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "What you get is simply, honest, barroom rock ’n roll."
  • Their sound is heavily influenced by mariachi, ranchera, and Texan rock 'n roll music.
  • Critics likened the black and white 50 minute film to early rock'n roll documentaries.

roll music

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They do a concert in a town that outlaws rock and roll music.
  • I mean, how would rock 'n' roll music make anyone rebel against their parents?"
  • Their sound is heavily influenced by mariachi, ranchera, and Texan rock 'n roll music.

roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "I’m a fusion artist, I suppose…a fusion of.. rock n’ roll and jazz."
  • But later on the circumstances of his life invited him to pay more attention to the language of rock’n’roll.
  • They then began looking for a rhythm section with similar rock’n’roll influences, however with little success.

n roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "I’m a fusion artist, I suppose…a fusion of.. rock n’ roll and jazz."
  • But later on the circumstances of his life invited him to pay more attention to the language of rock’n’roll.
  • They then began looking for a rhythm section with similar rock’n’roll influences, however with little success.

honor roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The university has made the honor roll every year since its inception in 2006.
  • For three years, Flanagan earned a spot on the UCLA athletic director's academic honor roll.
  • He was also an honor roll student and member of student council while prepping at Stafford High School.

roll of honour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a roll of honour, commemorating the two world wars, on the south wall.
  • A roll of honour with the names of those who served at the airfield is kept in the church.
  • First-time finalists Kinvara faced an uphill battle against roll of honour leaders Castlegar.

roll cage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The X1 Carbon's roll cage is made of light-weight carbon-fiber and has a matte black finish.
  • All body panels were removed in order to install a roll cage throughout the Mustang's stock unibody.
  • Sandrail frames are built from a tubular space frame chassis that incorporates an integrated roll cage.
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