HyperDic: scroll

English > 3 senses of the word scroll:
NOUNshapescroll, coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyrea round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
communicationscroll, rolla document that can be rolled ... / rolled up (as for storage)
VERBchangescrollmove through text / text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen
scroll > pronunciation
Soundsskrow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > scroll: 3 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).
Synonymscoil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre
Narrowercalyx(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
corolla(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
verticilA whorl of leaves growing around a stem
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishforma espiral
Catalanforma espiral
English > scroll: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA document that can be rolled ... / rolled up (as for storage).
Synonymroll
InstancesDead Sea scrolls(Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s
NarrowerMegillah(Judaism) the scroll of parchment that contains the biblical story of Esther
Torah(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written
Broadermanuscript, holographhandwritten book or document
Spanishrollo
Catalanrotlle
Verbsscrollmove through text / text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen
English > scroll: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMove through text / text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Scroll down to see the entire text"
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
BroadermoveGo or proceed from one point to another
Catalandesplaçar
Nounsscrolla document that can be rolled ... / rolled up (as for storage)

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