Scrolling



noun
1.
a roll of parchment, paper, copper, or other material, especially one with writing on it:
a scroll containing the entire Old Testament.
2.
something, especially an ornament, resembling a partly unrolled sheet of paper or having a spiral or coiled form.
3.
a list, roll, roster, or schedule.
4.
(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.
Compare kakemono, makimono.
5.
the curved head of a violin or other bowed instrument.
6.
a note, message, or other piece of writing.
verb (used with object)
7.
to cut into a curved form with a narrow-bladed saw.
8.
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)
9.
Computers. to move text vertically or horizontally on a display screen in searching for a particular section, line, etc.
noun
1.
a roll of parchment, paper, etc, usually inscribed with writing
2.
an ancient book in the form of a roll of parchment, papyrus, etc
3.

a decorative carving or moulding resembling a scroll
(as modifier): a scroll saw
(in combination): scrollwork

verb
4.
(transitive) to saw into scrolls
5.
to roll up like a scroll
6.
(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
chat, games
To flood a chat room or Internet game with text or macros in an attempt to annoy the occupants. This can often cause the chat room to be “uninhabitable” due to the “noise” created by the scroller. Compare spam.
(2001-03-27)

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