HyperDic: roller

English > 7 senses of the word roller:
NOUNactrollera grounder that rolls along the infield
eventroller, roll, rolling wavea long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
artifactrollera small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
artifactrollera cylinder that revolves
artifactroller, curler, hair curler, crimpera mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
animalrollerOld World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight
animalroller, tumbler, tumbler pigeonpigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground
roller > pronunciation
Soundsrow'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA grounder that rolls along the infield.
Broadergrounder, ground ball, groundball, hopper(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore.
Synonymsroll, rolling wave
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishola grande, ola larga
Verbsrollmove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate).
Part ofroller skateA shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole
Narrowercaster, castorA pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable
BroaderwheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Verbsrollmove by turning over or rotating
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cylinder that revolves.
Part ofroller blindA window shade that rolls up out of the way
Narrowergarden rollerHeavy cast-iron cylinder used to flatten lawns
paint rollerA roller that has an absorbent surface used for spreading paint
platenThe roller on a typewriter against which the keys strike
sprocketroller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
trundlesmall wheel or roller
BroadercylinderA solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
Spanishrodillo
Catalancorró, rodet
Verbsrollmove by turning over or rotating
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it.
Synonymscurler, hair curler, crimper
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishbigudí, chicho, rulo
Catalanbigudí, rul·lo
Verbsrollarrange or or coil around
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 6, animal
MeaningOld World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers.
Member ofCoraciidae, family Coraciidaerollers
NarrowerEuropean roller, Coracias garrulusCommon European blue-and-green roller with a reddish-brown back
ground rollerMadagascan roller with terrestrial / terrestrial and crepuscular habits that feeds on e.g. insects and worms
Broadercoraciiform birdchiefly short-legged arboreal nonpasserine birds that nest in holes
Spanishcarraca
Catalancoràcid
English > roller: 7 senses > noun 7, animal
Meaningpigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground.
Synonymstumbler, tumbler pigeon
Broaderdomestic pigeondomesticated pigeon raised for sport or food
Spanishpaloma tumbler, volteadora

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