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scroll

 (skrōl)
n.
1.
a. A roll, as of parchment or papyrus, used especially for writing a document.
b. An ancient book or volume written on such a roll.
2. A list or schedule of names.
3. An ornament or ornamental design that resembles a partially rolled scroll of paper, as the volute in Ionic and Corinthian capitals.
4. Music The curved head on an instrument of the violin family.
5. Heraldry A ribbon inscribed with a motto.
v. scrolled, scroll·ing, scrolls
v.tr.
1. To inscribe on a scroll.
2. To roll up into a scroll.
3. To ornament with a scroll.
4. Computers To cause (displayed text or graphics) to move up, down, or across the screen so that a line of text or graphics appears at one edge of the screen for each line that moves off the opposite edge: scroll a document; scroll a page of text.
v.intr. Computers
1. To cause displayed text or graphics to move up, down, or across the screen: scrolled down to the end of the document.
2. To appear onscreen and roll by: "The information scrolls so fast it's unreadable" (Creative Computing).

[Middle English scrowle, alteration (influenced by rolle, roll) of scrowe, from Old French escroue, escroe, strip of parchment, scroll, of Germanic origin.]

scroll′a·ble adj.

scroll

(skrəʊl)
n
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. (Art Terms)
a. a decorative carving or moulding resembling a scroll
b. (as modifier): a scroll saw.
c. (in combination): scrollwork.
vb
4. (Art Terms) (tr) to saw into scrolls
5. (Art Terms) to roll up like a scroll
6. (Computer Science) 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
[C15 scrowle, from scrowe, from Old French escroe scrap of parchment, but also influenced by roll]

scroll

(skroʊl)

n.
1. a roll of parchment, paper, or other material, esp. one with writing on it.
2. a spiral or coiled ornament resembling a partly unrolled sheet of paper.
3. a roll or roster.
4. (in Japanese and Chinese art) a painting or text on silk or paper that is either displayed on a wall or held by the viewer and is rolled up when not in use. Compare kakemono, makimono.
5. the curved head of a violin or other bowed instrument.
6. Archaic. a written message.
v.t.
7. to cut into a curved form with a narrow-bladed saw.
v.i.
8. to move a cursor smoothly, vertically or sideways, gradually causing new data to replace old on the display screen of a computer.
[1350–1400; Middle English scrowle,b. scrow, aph. variant of escrow and rowle roll]

Scroll

 a roll of parchment, hence, its contents; a list of names; a schedule.
Examples: scroll of actors, 1590; of pearly clouds 1862; of eternal counsels, 1649; of the fallen; of fame, 1820; of fate, 1891; of heaven, 1656; of honour; of mortal mystery, 1817; of sins, 1621; of smoke, 1886; of tragedies, 1903.

scroll


Past participle: scrolled
Gerund: scrolling

Imperative
scroll
scroll
Present
I scroll
you scroll
he/she/it scrolls
we scroll
you scroll
they scroll
Preterite
I scrolled
you scrolled
he/she/it scrolled
we scrolled
you scrolled
they scrolled
Present Continuous
I am scrolling
you are scrolling
he/she/it is scrolling
we are scrolling
you are scrolling
they are scrolling
Present Perfect
I have scrolled
you have scrolled
he/she/it has scrolled
we have scrolled
you have scrolled
they have scrolled
Past Continuous
I was scrolling
you were scrolling
he/she/it was scrolling
we were scrolling
you were scrolling
they were scrolling
Past Perfect
I had scrolled
you had scrolled
he/she/it had scrolled
we had scrolled
you had scrolled
they had scrolled
Future
I will scroll
you will scroll
he/she/it will scroll
we will scroll
you will scroll
they will scroll
Future Perfect
I will have scrolled
you will have scrolled
he/she/it will have scrolled
we will have scrolled
you will have scrolled
they will have scrolled
Future Continuous
I will be scrolling
you will be scrolling
he/she/it will be scrolling
we will be scrolling
you will be scrolling
they will be scrolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scrolling
you have been scrolling
he/she/it has been scrolling
we have been scrolling
you have been scrolling
they have been scrolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scrolling
you will have been scrolling
he/she/it will have been scrolling
we will have been scrolling
you will have been scrolling
they will have been scrolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scrolling
you had been scrolling
he/she/it had been scrolling
we had been scrolling
you had been scrolling
they had been scrolling
Conditional
I would scroll
you would scroll
he/she/it would scroll
we would scroll
you would scroll
they would scroll
Past Conditional
I would have scrolled
you would have scrolled
he/she/it would have scrolled
we would have scrolled
you would have scrolled
they would have scrolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scroll - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)scroll - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
corolla - (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
calyx - (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
verticil - a whorl of leaves growing around a stem
2.scroll - a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
holograph, manuscript - handwritten book or document
Megillah - (Judaism) the scroll of parchment that contains the biblical story of Esther; traditionally read in synagogues to celebrate Purim
Torah - (Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services
Verb1.scroll - move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen; "Scroll down to see the entire text"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
move - go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
Translations
دُرْج أسْطُواني للكِتابَه
svitek
skriftrulle
käärövierittää
svitak
kézirattekercstekercs
bókrolla
ritinėlisritinys
tīstoklis
zvitekdrseti

scroll

[skrəʊl]
A. N
1. (= roll of parchment) → rollo m; (= ancient manuscript) → manuscrito m
the Dead Sea scrollslos manuscritos del Mar Muerto
scroll of famelista f de la fama
2. (Archit) → voluta f
B. VT (Comput) → desplazar
C. CPD scroll key N (Comput) → tecla f de desplazamiento
scroll down
A. VT + ADVdesplazar hacia abajo
B. VI + ADVdesplazarse hacia abajo
scroll up
A. VT + ADVdesplazar hacia arriba
B. VI + ADVdesplazarse hacia arriba

scroll

[ˈskrəʊl]
n
[paper] → rouleau m
(= decoration) (in stone, wood)volute f
vt (COMPUTING)faire défiler (sur l'écran)
Use the up and down arrows to scroll the list → Servez-vous des flèches haut et bas pour faire défiler la liste.
vi (COMPUTING)défiler
scroll down
(COMPUTING)
vt sepfaire défiler
vi
[person] → faire défiler le texte
[text, titles] → défiler
scroll through
(COMPUTING)
vt fusfaire défiler
vifaire défiler le texte
scroll up
(COMPUTING)
vi
[person] → faire défiler le texte vers le haut
[text, titles] → défiler vers le hautscroll bar (COMPUTING) nbarre m de défilement

scroll

n
Schriftrolle f; (decorative) → Schnörkel m; (= volute, of violin) → Schnecke f
(Comput) → Scrollen nt, → Bildlauf m
vi (Comput) → scrollen, → blättern (inf)

scroll

[skrəʊl]
1. n (roll of parchment) → rotolo (di pergamena); (ancient manuscript) → papiro, pergamena (Archit) → voluta
2. vt (Comput) (text) → far scorrere su video

scroll

(skrəul) noun
a roll of paper or parchment with writing on it.