Roller

A mechanism for hanging canvas cloth.
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Roller

The rollers are an Old World family, Coraciidae, of near passerine birds. The group gets its name from the aerial acrobatics some of these birds perform during courtship or territorial flights. Rollers resemble crows in size and build, and share the colourful appearance of kingfishers and bee-eaters, blues and pinkish or cinnamon browns predominat...
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Roller

• (n.) A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man. • (n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery. • (n.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather. • (n.) A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder;...
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Roller

(1) An indefinite term, sometimes considered to denote one of a series of long-crested waves which roll in upon a COAST, as after a storm. (2) Long, high SWELL, also called a GROUND SWELL.
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roller

1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in husbandry and the arts. ... 2. A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery. ... 3. One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather. ... 4. A long, belt-formed towel, to...
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roller

tumbler pigeon noun pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground
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roller

roll 1 rolling wave noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
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Roller

[agricultural tool] The roller is an agricultural tool used for flattening land or breaking up large clumps of soil, especially after ploughing. Typically, rollers are pulled by tractors or, prior to mechanisation, a team of animals such as horses or oxen. Flatter land makes subsequent weed control and harvesting easier, and rolling can hel...
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Roller

[BEAM] In BEAM robotics, a Roller is a robot that has a mode of locomotion by rolling all or part of the robot. ==Genera== ...
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Roller

[pigeon] A Roller pigeon is a domesticated breed or variety of pigeon that has been selected for its ability to tumble or roll in the air. For specific varieties of roller pigeons please see: == See also == ...
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Roller

Roll'er noun 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts. 2. A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery. 3. (Nautical) One of series of long, heavy w...
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roller

A conveyer that moves merchandise cases.
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Roller

a cylindrical implement used to flatten the pitch before play.
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roller

a free-running cylinder or set of cylinders, suitably shaped to support and to assist in conveying the cable during laying
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Roller

A heavy rolling device designed to flatten the surface of the pitch
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roller

A paint application tool having a revolving cylinder covered with lambs-wool, fabric, foamed plastic or other material.
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Roller

A paint application tool having a revolving cylinder covered with lambs-wool, fabric, foamed plastic
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roller

A paint application tool having a revolving cylinder covered with lambs-wool, fabric, foamed plastic or other material.
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Roller

A polished steel disc mounted on the balance-staff of a lever watch.   The side that faces towards the lever (when the watch is at rest) has a sector cut out of it, and just inboard of this stands the impulse-pin (a peg made of ruby), which engages in the fork of the lever.
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Roller

A roller is any brightly coloured bird of the Old World family Coraciidae, resembling crows but in the same order as kingfishers and hornbills. Rollers grow up to 32cm long. The name is derived from the habit of some species of rolling over in flight.
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roller

A shipment (usually a truckload or carload) that has been shipped, but not yet sold; e.g., a carlot of California peaches may be loaded and set off for New York without having been sold to anyone there. Shippers may be motivated by hopes that the price of peaches will increase by the time the roller arrives and it will be sold for a higher profit....
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Roller

an cylindrical implement used to flatten the pitch before play.
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roller

Any brightly coloured bird of the Old World family Coraciidae, resembling crows but in the same order as kingfishers and hornbills. Rollers grow up to 32 cm/13 in long. The name is derived from the habit of some species of rolling over in flight
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roller

any of about 12 species of Old World birds constituting the family Coraciidae (order Coraciiformes), named for the dives and somersaults they perform ... [1 related articles]
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roller

farm implement used to break up lumps left by harrows and to compact the soil, eliminating large air spaces. The plain roller is often used to ... [1 related articles]
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