Definitions for scrollskroʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scrollskroʊl(n.)

  1. a roll of parchment, paper, or other material, esp. one with writing on it.

  2. a spiral or coiled ornament resembling a partly unrolled sheet of paper.

  3. a roll or roster.

  4. (in Japanese and Chinese art) a painting or text on silk or paper that is either displayed on a wall or held by the viewer and is rolled up when not in use.

    Category: Fine Arts

    Ref: Compare kakemono , makimono.

  5. the curved head of a violin or other bowed instrument.

    Category: Music and Dance

  6. Archaic. a written message.

  7. (v.t.)to cut into a curved form with a narrow-bladed saw.

  8. (v.i.)to move a cursor smoothly, vertically or sideways, gradually causing new data to replace old on the display screen of a computer.

    Category: Computers

Origin of scroll:

1350–1400; ME scrowle,b. scrow, aph. var. of escrow and rowleroll

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll(noun)

    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

  2. scroll, roll(verb)

    a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)

  3. scroll(verb)

    move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen

    "Scroll down to see the entire text"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. scroll(verb)ʊl

    to move a page up or down on a computer screen

    Scroll down to the bottom.

Wiktionary

  1. scroll(Noun)

    A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.

  2. scroll(Noun)

    An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.

  3. scroll(Noun)

    A mark or flourish added to a person's signature, intended to represent a seal, and in some States allowed as a substitute for a seal. [U.S.] Alexander Mansfield Burrill.

  4. scroll(Noun)

    Scroll-shaped end of a violin.

  5. scroll(Noun)

    a skew surface.

  6. scroll(Verb)

    To change one's view of data on a computer's display, typically using a scroll bar or a scroll wheel.

    She scrolled the offending image out of view.

  7. scroll(Verb)

    To move in or out of view horizontally or vertically.

    The rising credits slowly scrolled off the screen.

  8. Origin: A diminutive of scroue, scrowe, scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scroll(noun)

    a roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list

  2. Scroll(noun)

    an ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern

  3. Scroll(noun)

    a mark or flourish added to a person's signature, intended to represent a seal, and in some States allowed as a substitute for a seal

  4. Scroll(noun)

    same as Skew surface. See under Skew

Freebase

  1. Scroll

    A scroll is a roll of papyrus, parchment, or paper which has been written, drawn or painted upon for the purpose of transmitting information or using as a decoration.


Translations for scroll

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

scroll(noun)

a roll of paper or parchment with writing on it.

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