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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

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

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

To serve as prime minister while being too mindful of the approval rating is like serving as a prime minister on a roller coaster. What is important, I believe, is that I really act on promises that I make and leave results. Leave a track record and show that to the Japanese public, who will, at the end of the day, I hope, appreciate it.
Shinzo Abe

There's something about a roller coaster that triggers strong feelings, maybe because most of us associate them with childhood. They're inherently cinematic; the very shape of a coaster, all hills and valleys and sickening helices, evokes a human emotional response.
Diablo Cody
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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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