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Meaning of “scroll” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of scroll from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scrollverb [I]

 us   /skroʊl/
  • scroll verb [I] (MOVE TEXT)

to move ​text or ​pictures up or down on a ​computerscreen to ​view different ​parts of them: Scroll to the end of the ​document.

scrollnoun [C]

 us   /skroʊl/
  • scroll noun [C] (PAPER)

a ​longroll of ​paper or ​similarmaterial, usually with ​official writing on it: parchment/​ancient scrolls a painted Japanese scroll
(Definition of scroll from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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scrollverb [I or T]

uk   us   /skrəʊl/ IT
to ​moveinformation on a ​computerscreen up or down, so you can see a different ​part of a ​document: scroll to sth Scroll to the ​bottom of the ​document.scroll through sth Scroll through the ​document till you come to ​page three. scroll up/down
(Definition of scroll from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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