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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Roll  \Roll\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rolled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Rolling}.]  [OF.  roeler,  roler,  F.  rouler,  LL  rotulare,  fr 
  L.  royulus,  rotula,  a  little  wheel,  dim.  of  rota  wheel;  akin 
  to  G.  rad,  and  to  Skr.  ratha  car  chariot.  Cf  {Control}, 
  {Roll},  n.,  {Rotary}.] 
  1.  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. 
  2.  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. 
  3.  To  bind  or  involve  by  winding,  as  in  a  bandage;  to  inwrap; 
  --  often  with  up  as  to  roll  up  a  parcel. 
  4.  To  drive  or  impel  forward  with  an  easy  motion,  as  of 
  rolling;  as  a  river  rolls  its  waters  to  the  ocean. 
  The  flood  of  Catholic  reaction  was  rolled  over 
  Europe.  --J.  A. 
  5.  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. 
  Who  roll'd  the  psalm  to  wintry  skies.  --Tennyson. 
  6.  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 
  7.  To  move  or  cause  to  be  moved  upon  or  by  means  of 
  rollers  or  small  wheels. 
  8.  To  beat  with  rapid,  continuous  strokes,  as  a  drum;  to 
  sound  a  roll  upon 
  9.  (Geom.)  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 
  10.  To  turn  over  in  one's  mind;  to  revolve. 
  Full  oft  in  heart  he  rolleth  up  and  down  The  beauty 
  of  these  florins  new  and  bright.  --Chaucer. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  (botany)  especially  of  petals  or  leaves  in  bud;  having 
  margins  rolled  inward  [syn:  {involute}] 
  2:  uttered  with  a  trill;  "she  used  rolling  r's  as  in  Spanish" 
  [syn:  {rolling},  {trilled}] 
  3:  folded  in  on  itself  to  form  a  roll;  "the  edges  of  the 
  handkerchief  were  rolled  and  whipped";  "jeans  with 
  rolled-up  legs";  "swatted  the  fly  with  a  rolled  newspaper" 
  [syn:  {rolled-up(a)}] 
  4:  rolled  up  and  secured;  "furled  sails  bound  securely  to  the 
  spar";  "a  furled  flag";  "his  rolled  umbrella  hanging  on 
  his  arm"  [syn:  {furled}] 

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