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)
a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen
"Scroll down to see the entire text"
A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.
An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
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.
Scroll-shaped end of a violin.
a skew surface.
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.
To move in or out of view horizontally or vertically.
The rising credits slowly scrolled off the screen.
Origin: A diminutive of scroue, scrowe, scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin.
a roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list
an ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern
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
same as Skew surface. See under Skew
Origin: [A dim. of OE. scroue, scrowe (whence E. escrow), OF. escroe, escroue, F. crou entry in the jail book, LL. scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin; cf. OD. schroode a strip, shred, slip of paper, akin to E. shred. Cf. Shred, Escrow.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skrōl, n. a roll of paper or parchment: a writing in the form of a roll: a rough draft of anything: a schedule: a flourish added to a person's signature as a substitute for a seal: in hydraulics, a spiral water-way placed round a turbine to regulate the flow of water: (anat.) a turbinate bone: (archit.) a spiral ornament, the volute of the Ionic and Corinthian capitals.—v.t. to draft: to write in rough outline.—adj. Scrolled, formed into a scroll: ornamented with scrolls.—ns. Scroll′-head, an ornamental piece at the bow of a vessel; Scroll′-wheel, a cog-wheel in the form of a scroll; Scroll′-work, ornamental work of scroll-like character. [O. Fr. escroue, acc. to Skeat from Old Dut. schroode, a shred.]
The numerical value of scroll in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of scroll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of scroll in a Sentence
[I] scroll[ed] through the comments for hours and could not stop laughing.
The deciphering of the scroll, which was a puzzle for us for 45 years, is very exciting.
If you want to shop on Instagram, it's a lot of work, you have to scroll through Feeds, hop from profile to profile.
You can virtually write on any surface and just scroll the screen as you write. So you are unlimited in space that you have to work.
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
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- svitek, skrolovatCzech
- Schnecke, SchriftrolleGerman
- rollo, desplazarse, volutaSpanish
- vierittää, kääröFinnish
- volute, coquille, rôle, faire défiler, volumenFrench
- スクロール, 巻物, 掛け軸, 掛物Japanese
- SchrëftrulleLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- boekrol, krul, scrollenDutch
- przewijać, zwitek, scrollować, zwójPolish
- pergaminho, roloPortuguese
- свитак, svitakSerbo-Croatian
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