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scroll

noun [C] uk   /skrəʊl/  us   /skroʊl/
a long roll of paper or similar material with usually official writing on it: The ancient Egyptians stored information on scrolls. a decoration that looks like a roll of paper: The tops of the marble pillars were decorated with scrolls.

scroll

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /skrəʊl/  us   /skroʊl/
C2 to move text or other information on a computer screen in order to see a different part of it: Scroll to the end of the document.
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