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KK Pronunciation

〔 rol 〕


〔 roul 〕

Overview of noun roll

The noun roll has 15 senses

  • axial rotation, axial motion, roll -- (rotary motion of an object around its own axis; "wheels in axial rotation")

  • roll, roster -- (a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls")

  • roller, roll, rolling wave -- (a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore)

  • roll -- (photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light)

  • coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll -- (a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals))

  • bankroll, roll -- (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")

  • bun, roll -- (small rounded bread either plain or sweet)

  • peal, pealing, roll, rolling -- (a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells))

  • paradiddle, roll, drum roll -- (the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously)

  • scroll, roll -- (a document that can be rolled up (as for storage))

  • roll -- (anything rolled up in cylindrical form)

  • cast, roll -- (the act of throwing dice)

  • roll -- (walking with a swaying gait)

  • roll -- (a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude)

  • roll, bowl -- (the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling))

Overview of verb roll

The verb roll has 18 senses

  • roll, turn over -- (move by turning over or rotating; "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side")

  • wheel, roll -- (move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds")

  • roll, undulate -- (occur in soft rounded shapes; "The hills rolled past")

  • roll out, roll -- (flatten or spread with a roller; "roll out the paper")

  • roll -- (emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound; "The thunder rolled"; "rolling drums")

  • wind, wrap, roll, twine -- (arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child")

  • roll -- (begin operating or running; "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling")

  • roll -- (shape by rolling; "roll a cigarette")

  • roll -- (execute a roll, in tumbling; "The gymnasts rolled and jumped")

  • hustle, pluck, roll -- (sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity)

  • roll, undulate, flap, wave -- (move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach")

  • roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond -- (move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town")

  • roll -- (move, rock, or sway from side to side; "The ship rolled on the heavy seas")

  • roll, revolve -- (cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words")

  • roll -- (pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; "She rolls her r's")

  • seethe, roll -- (boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled")

  • roll -- (take the shape of a roll or cylinder; "the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well")

  • roll, roll up -- (show certain properties when being rolled; "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly")