roll down

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Related to roll down: curtailment
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Verb1.roll down - gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snowroll down - gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

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vi (ball, person, tears)hinunterrollen or -kugeln (inf)
vt sep carthinunterrollen; windowherunterlassen
References in classic literature ?
There were days when my heart was volcanic As the scoriac rivers that roll -- As the lavas that restlessly roll Their sulphurous currents down Yaanek, In the ultimate climes of the Pole -- That groan as they roll down Mount Yaanek In the realms of the Boreal Pole.
She is beginning to cry: her heart has swelled so, the tears stand in her eyes; she gives one great sob, while the corners of her mouth quiver, and the tears roll down.
Loose stones were beginning to roll down, accompanied by patches of earth loosened by the water.
Presently we saw two big tears roll down over her cheeks.
Roll down a big hill (unless you are allergic to grass pollen of course) I made the mistake of showing my toddler how much fun rolling down a hill was.
With this, the technology can allow 1,200 cars through per hour, which exceeds the 800-cars-per-hour lane throughput of the E-Tap Card lane where drivers need to roll down their windows and swipe the card via a sensor.
The car, which had been left parked, started to roll down the hill as a fire engine arrived at the scene.
After the flare was fired, crowds clapped for exactly 62 seconds - the length of time it took for the liner to roll down the slipway in 1911.
If no one in Europe hits the jackpot it will roll down to the next level until there is a match.
In fact, I got to roll down a hill today with another dog who is also seeing the country with his family.
When they roll down the turn, the trains gain and lose PE.
Some readers will want more action, but middle school girls will relate to the conflict between mother and daughter and the ambiguous emotions evoked by boys who roll down hills and play dead.