See under (def 5).
a roll of parchment, paper, copper, or other material, especially one with writing on it:
a scroll containing the entire Old Testament.
something, especially an ornament, resembling a partly unrolled sheet of paper or having a spiral or coiled form.
a list, roll, roster, or schedule.
(in Japanese and Chinese art) a painting or text on silk or paper that is either displayed on a wall (hanging scroll) or held by the viewer (hand scroll) and is rolled up when not in use.
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the curved head of a violin or other bowed instrument.
a note, message, or other piece of writing.
verb (used with object)
to cut into a curved form with a narrow-bladed saw.
Computers. to move (text) up, down, or across a display screen, with new text appearing on the screen as old text disappears.
verb (used without object)
Computers. to move text vertically or horizontally on a display screen in searching for a particular section, line, etc.
a roll of parchment, paper, etc, usually inscribed with writing
an ancient book in the form of a roll of parchment, papyrus, etc
(transitive) to saw into scrolls
to roll up like a scroll
(computing) to move (text) from right to left or up and down on a screen in order to view text that cannot be contained within a single display image
c.1400, “roll of parchment or paper,” altered (by association with rolle “roll”) from scrowe (c.1200), from Anglo-French escrowe, Old French escroe “scrap, roll of parchment,” from Frankish *skroda “shred” or a similar Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *skrauth- (cf. Old English screada “piece cut off, cutting, scrap;” see shred (n.)). As an ornament on furniture or in architecture, from 1610s.
“to write down in a scroll,” c.1600, from scroll (n.). Sense of “show a few lines at a time” (on a computer or TV screen) first recorded 1981. Related: Scrolled; scrolling.
noun 1. a step projecting from a wall with no real or apparent support at its outer end.
noun 1. the stile of a door, shutter, etc., by which it is hung. 2. the stile of a window frame from which a casement sash is hung. 3. .
- Hanging tender
noun See hanger steak
noun 1. Mining. the underside of the wall rock overlying a vein or bed of ore. Compare (def 1). 2. Geology. a mass of rock overhanging a fault plane. noun 1. the rocks on the upper side of an inclined fault plane or mineral vein Compare footwall hanging wall The block of rock lying above […]