road roller

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Noun1.road roller - vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavementsroad roller - vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
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Israeli forces also seized a road roller and confiscated the driver's ID and vehicle's papers.
A 35-year-old Stirling man stole a road roller and other road maintenance equipment worth a total of PS5,000 from a North Perthshire construction site.
Among the burned equipment were payloader, cement mixer, cargo truck, road roller, dump truck and backhoe.
The Janmerc Builders lost two payloaders, a road roller, a transit mixer, a dump truck and a backhoe in the arson attack.
Vanguard Made by Aveling & Porter of Rochester in Kent in 1893 and was originally used as road roller for Middleton Council in Manchester from 1893-1923.
'Sometimes they're great, but sometimes they're a little bit ill-advised,' he chuckles, and picks out the human firework, a knife balancing act and a man who gets run over by a road roller as highlights of series two.
The new road surface was laid immediately with a road roller following up the convoy as it moved forward at a steady pace.
Police suspect the sand and boulders were spread by an earth moving machine and the site was levelled by a road roller. Police are waiting for the report of an autopsy to ascertain the exact cause of death.
But dad-of-three Johnathon McCormack struggled to live up to the title after loading a road roller into his Ford Transit van.
A WORKMAN was crushed to death by a road roller because of a "defect" in working practices, a sheriff has ruled.
A labourer was crushed to death by a road roller as he slept in front of it to shelter of the scorching sun.