Associations to the word «Roller»

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Wiktionary

ROLLER, noun. (heading) Anything that rolls.
ROLLER, noun. Any rotating cylindrical device that is part of a machine, especially one used to apply or reduce pressure.
ROLLER, noun. A person who rolls something, as in "cigar roller".
ROLLER, noun. (cricket) A heavy rolling device used to flatten the surface of the pitch.
ROLLER, noun. A cylindrical tool for applying paint or ink.
ROLLER, noun. An agricultural machine used for flattening land and breaking up lumps of earth.
ROLLER, noun. One of a set of small cylindrical tubes used to curl hair.
ROLLER, noun. A roller towel.
ROLLER, noun. A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
ROLLER, noun. Any insect whose larva rolls up leaves.
ROLLER, noun. Any of the small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.
ROLLER, noun. A long wide bandage used in surgery.
ROLLER, noun. A large, wide, curling wave that falls back on itself as it breaks on a coast.
ROLLER, noun. (heading) A bird.
ROLLER, noun. A breed or variety of roller pigeon that rolls (i.e. tumbles or somersaults) backwards (compare Penson roller, Birmingham roller, tumbler, tumbler pigeon, English Short Faced Tumbler, English Long Faced Tumbler).
ROLLER, noun. Any of various aggressive birds, of the family Coraciidae, having bright blue wings and hooked beaks.
ROLLER, noun. (also written Roller) A car made by Rolls-Royce.
ROLLER, noun. The police (old blues slang).
ROLLER, noun. A padded surcingle that is used on horses for training and vaulting.
ROLLER, noun. (TV) (film) A roll of titles or (especially) credits played over film or video; television or film credits.
ROLLER, proper noun. (slang) A Rolls-Royce car
ROLLER BEARING, noun. A bearing, in which the load is carried by round (e.g. cylindrical or spherical) elements.
ROLLER BED, noun. A lorry deck fitted with rollers to facilitate loading and unloading, often of pallets and aircraft cargo containers.
ROLLER BED, noun. A frame containing rollers as part of a conveyer system .
ROLLER BED, noun. Part of a roller brake tester, consisting of rollers fitted flush with the floor of the testing station.
ROLLER BEDS, noun. Plural of roller bed
ROLLER BLIND, noun. A blind for a window, usually of stiffened polyester, mounted on a pole and operated with a chain or spring mechanism.
ROLLER BLINDS, noun. Plural of roller blind
ROLLER BOLT, noun. (UK) (historical) The bar in a carriage to which the traces are attached; a whiffletree.
ROLLER BOOT, noun. A roller skate
ROLLER COASTER, noun. Alternative spelling of rollercoaster
ROLLER COASTERS, noun. Plural of roller coaster
ROLLER DERBIES, noun. Plural of roller derby
ROLLER DERBY, noun. A sport based on teams of roller skaters who race round a track, jamming and blocking each other.
ROLLER DERBY, noun. Alternative form of roller derby, particularly in its pre-2001 incarnation.
ROLLER DISCO, noun. A disco where the dancers wear roller skates.
ROLLER DISCOS, noun. Plural of roller disco
ROLLER DOCKER, noun. (US) a food preparation utensil that looks like a small rolling pin with spikes. It is used to pierce pizza dough or pastry dough to prevent over rising or blistering
ROLLER DOCKERS, noun. Plural of roller docker
ROLLER FOOTBALL, noun. The sport of either association football or American touch football played on roller skates.
ROLLER GIN, noun. A cotton gin in which rolls are used for separating the seeds from the fiber.
ROLLER HOCKEY, noun. A form of hockey played on roller skates and a roller rink.
ROLLER MILL, noun. Historically: a simple mill, often powered by animals, which grinds a material (grain, olives, chalk, etc) between a stationary horizontal stone disk and two vertical stone cylinders, in order to prduce flour, olive oil, etc.
ROLLER MILL, noun. An industrial mill, usually electrically or steam powered, which mills a material (grain, pigment, etc) between a series of rollers (often ribbed and usually operating at different speeds), to produce flour, etc.
ROLLER RINK, noun. A specially delimited, designed. and maintained surface for roller skating.
ROLLER RINK, noun. A building housing such a surface.
ROLLER RINKS, noun. Plural of roller rink
ROLLER SHOE, noun. A shoe with wheels fixed to the sole which can be extended for skating or retracted for walking.
ROLLER SHUTTER, noun. A shutter (for a window or door) consisting of a series of horizontal sections that are hinged together and attached to a roller at the top
ROLLER SKATE, noun. A boot having small wheels or casters attached to its sole; used for roller skating
ROLLER SKATE, verb. To skate using roller skates
ROLLER SKATES, noun. Plural of roller skate
ROLLER SKATING, noun. Skating on roller skates
ROLLER TOWEL, noun. A continuous loop of towelling attached to a roller.
ROLLER TOWEL, noun. A long length of towelling fed from a device that takes up the used portion.
ROLLER TOWELS, noun. Plural of roller towel

Dictionary definition

ROLLER, noun. A grounder that rolls along the infield.
ROLLER, noun. A long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore.
ROLLER, noun. A small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate).
ROLLER, noun. A cylinder that revolves.
ROLLER, noun. A mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight".
ROLLER, noun. Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers.
ROLLER, noun. Pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground.

Wise words

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