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Definition of 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 be suspended on a rolling cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
  5. A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
  6. A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man.
  7. A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
  8. ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
  9. Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadae. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.
  10. Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.

Roller Quotations

Life is like a roller coaster, live it, be happy, enjoy life.
Avril Lavigne

Enthusiasm is not the same as just being excited. One gets excited about going on a roller coaster. One becomes enthusiastic about creating and building a roller coaster.
Bo Bennett

In an amusement park, you can go on a roller coaster that carries you up and down, or you can go on another kind of ride that whirls you around in a circle. Similarly, there are different sorts of entertaining experiences in the theater.
Wallace Shawn

My life has been a roller coaster ride, but somehow I've always been able to land on my feet and still play the guitar.
Ace Frehley

Giving up is conceding that things will never get better, and that is just not true. Ups and downs are a constant in life, and I've been belted into that roller coaster a thousand times.
Aimee Mullins
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Roller Translations

roller in Dutch is rol, cilinder
roller in French is cylindre
roller in German is Rolle, Walze
roller in Italian is ruolo, rullo
roller in Norwegian is sylinder
roller in Portuguese is rolo
roller in Spanish is bobina, rodillo, cilindro
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