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scrollverb [I]

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

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

scrollnoun [C]

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

a long roll of paper or similar material, 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 move information on a computer screen 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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