Die Übersetzung von "roll" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /rəul/

anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc

a roll of kitchen foil
a toilet roll.

a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches

petit pain
a cheese roll.

an act of rolling

Our dog loves a roll on the grass.

a ship’s action of rocking from side to side

She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.

a long low sound

the roll of thunder.

a thick mass of flesh

I’d like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.

a series of quick beats (on a drum).

roller noun

any of a number of tube-shaped objects, or machines fitted with one or more such objects, for flattening, crushing, printing etc

a garden roller
a road-roller.

a small tube-shaped object on which hair is wound to curl it

Her hair was in rollers.

a small solid wheel or cylinder on which something can be rolled along.


a long large wave on the sea.

lame de houle
rolling adjective

(of a landscape) having low hills and shallow valleys, without steep slopes

the rolling hills of Tuscany.
roller-skate noun

a skate with wheels instead of a blade

patin à roulettes
a pair of roller-skates.
rolling-pin noun

a usually wooden roller for flattening out dough.

rouleau (à pâtisserie)
roll in verb

to come in or be got in large numbers or amounts

I’d like to own a chain store and watch the money rolling in.
roll up

to form into a roll

rouler; retrousser
Let’s roll up the carpet
He rolled up his sleeves.

to arrive

John rolled up ten minutes late.

(especially shouted to a crowd at a fair etc) to come near

Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the bearded lady!

(Die Übersetzung von "roll" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)