roll

  1. rotary motion of an object around its own axis
  2. a list of names
  3. a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
  4. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
  5. small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  6. a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
  7. the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
  8. the act of throwing dice......

    Roll

    A high place in the bottom or a low place in the top of a mine passage, a local thickening of roof or floor strata, causing thinning of a coal seam.
    Found on http://www.rocksandminerals.com/glossary.htm

    Roll

    A vessel's motion rotating from side to side, about the fore-aft/longitudinal axis. Listing is a lasting, stable tilt, or heel, along the longitudinal axis. Roll is also an alternate name for the longitudinal axis (roll axis).
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

    Roll

    (1) A high place in the bottom or a low place in the top of a mine passage, (2) a local thickening of roof or floor strata, causing thinning of a coal seam.
    Found on http://www.coaleducation.org/glossary.htm

    roll

    (from the article `baking`) Most of the bakery foods consumed throughout the world are breads and rolls made from yeast-leavened doughs. The yeast-fermentation process leads to ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/62

    roll

    (from the article `Europe, history of`) ...and in France, where the early royal archives have suffered much graver losses at the hands of time, the characteristic record was a series of ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/62

    roll

    (from the article `ship`) In maneuvering, a ship experiences yaw (rotation about a vertical axis) and sway (sideways motion). More generally, motions are possible in all six ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/62

    Roll

    (i) 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. (ii) The heart of a sheet or coil rolling mill, which may have from two up to ten or more rolls in one or a series of rolling stands. Also see CR and HR.
    Found on http://www.metalbulletin.com/Glossary.html

    Roll

    (i) 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. (ii) The heart of a sheet or coil rolling mill, which may have from two up to ten or more rolls in one or a series of rolling stands. Also see CR and HR.
    Found on http://www.metalbulletin.com/Glossary.html

    roll

    (rōl) to turn along an axis while moving forward along a surface. the act of rolling. an object that has been rolled into a cylindrical shape. pelvic roll pelvic rotation. trochanter roll a wedge (usually a rolled towel) pla...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

    roll

    [n] - a list of names 2. [n] - photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light 3. [n] - anything rolled up in cylindrical form 4. [n] - walking with a rolling gait 5. [n] - a flight maneuver 6. [n] - the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling) 7. [v] - occur in soft rounded shapes 8. ...
    Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=roll

    Roll

    • (v. i.) To be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball; as, the cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well. • (v.) A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself. • (n.) To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels. • (v.) That which rolls; a roller. • (v. i....
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/roll/

    roll

    swan verb 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`; ...
    Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=roll

    roll

    noun a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
    Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=roll

    Roll

    [gymnastics] A roll is the most basic and fundamental skill in gymnastics. There are many variations in the skill. Rolls are similar to flips in the fact that they are a complete rotation of the body. However, the rotation of the roll is usually executed on the ground while a flip is executed in mid air with hips passing over the head and w...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll_(gymnastics)

    Roll

    Roll intransitive verb 1. To move, as a curved object may, along a surface by rotation without sliding; to revolve upon an axis; to turn over and over; as, a ball or wheel rolls on the earth; a body rolls on an inclined plane. « And her foot, look you, is fixed upon a spheri...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/90

    Roll

    Roll noun [ French rôle a roll (in sense 3), from Latin rotulus ... little wheel, Late Latin , a roll, dim. of Latin rota a wheel. See Roll , v. , and confer Rôle , Rouleau , Roulette .] 1. The act of rolling, or sta...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/90

    Roll

    Roll transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rolled ; present participle & verbal noun Rolling .] [ Old French roeler , roler , French rouler , Late Latin rotulare , from Latin royulus , rot...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/90

    Roll

    1. (also 'vertical roll') the curve of the face of a wood or metal wood (from top to bottom) 2. Des
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    roll

    1. The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves. ... 2. That which rolls; a roller. Specifically: A heavy cylinder used to break clods. ... 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. ... 3....
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    Roll

    A carry transaction, whereby an open position is “closed out� and replaced with a similar position for a prompt date further ahead.
    Found on http://www.lme.co.uk/glossary.html

    Roll

    A description of the rolling or banking movement of an aircraft to the left or right. The wing ailerons control roll.
    Found on https://www.iat.gov/Training/pages/glossary.asp

    Roll

    A maneuver in which an aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis.
    Found on http://flarson.net/glossary.htm

    ROLL

    A rotation of an aircraft around the longitudinal axis This effect is produced by the ailerons
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22135

    Roll

    A vessel's motion rotating from side to side, about the fore-aft/longitudinal axis. Listing is a lasting, stable tilt, or heel, along the longitudinal axis. Roll is also an alternate name for the longitudinal axis (roll axis).
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms
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