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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.
References in classic literature ?
A scroll so wide might not be deemed too expensive for Providence to write a people's doom upon.
Its panelled front was in the likeness of a ship's bluff bows, and the Holy Bible rested on the projecting piece of scroll work, fashioned after a ship's fiddle-headed beak.
and, as if repeated by an invisible voice, came the words of an old prophetic scroll, as Eva had often read them to him,--"Fear not
He took out his sycamore scroll and placed it by the candle.
When he had finished, he delivered the scroll, which was in the Hebrew character, to the Pilgrim, saying, ``In the town of Leicester all men know the rich Jew, Kirjath Jairam of Lombardy; give him this scroll he hath on sale six Milan harnesses, the worst would suit a crowned head ten goodly steeds, the worst might mount a king, were he to do battle for his throne.
The King and Queen of Hearts were seated on their throne when they arrived, with a great crowd assembled about them--all sorts of little birds and beasts, as well as the whole pack of cards: the Knave was standing before them, in chains, with a soldier on each side to guard him; and near the King was the White Rabbit, with a trumpet in one hand, and a scroll of parchment in the other.
He obtained the King's leave forthwith to seek out the forester; and armed with the King's scroll he came before the Sheriff at Nottingham.
Enfield's tale went by before his mind in a scroll of lighted pictures.
Several of the audience, not being much interested in the missionary's narrative, here left the car; but Elder Hitch, continuing his lecture, related how Smith, junior, with his father, two brothers, and a few disciples, founded the church of the "Latter Day Saints," which, adopted not only in America, but in England, Norway and Sweden, and Germany, counts many artisans, as well as men engaged in the liberal professions, among its members; how a colony was established in Ohio, a temple erected there at a cost of two hundred thousand dollars, and a town built at Kirkland; how Smith became an enterprising banker, and received from a simple mummy showman a papyrus scroll written by Abraham and several famous Egyptians.
The "livre de lecture" was the "Vicar of Wakefield," much used in foreign schools because it is supposed to contain prime samples of conversational English; it might, however, have been a Runic scroll for any resemblance the words, as enunciated by Jules, bore to the language in ordinary use amongst the natives of Great Britain.
He unrolled a large parchment scroll, and read aloud the words "'item, that we will be kind to the poor.
The only difference would have been that, brandishing his dignities over his head as in a parchment scroll, he might then - that is in the heroic time - have proceeded downstairs with a drawn sword in his other grasp.