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roll

noun /rəul/
anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc
rollo
a roll of kitchen foil a toilet roll.
a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches
panecillo
a cheese roll.
an act of rolling
acción de revolcarse/rodar
Our dog loves a roll on the grass.
a ship’s action of rocking from side to side
balanceo
She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.
a long low sound
retumbo, fragor
the roll of thunder.
a thick mass of flesh
michelín
I’d like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.
a series of quick beats (on a drum).
redoble
roller noun any of a number of tube-shaped objects, or machines fitted with one or more such objects, for flattening, crushing, printing etc
rodillo
a garden roller a road-roller.
a small tube-shaped object on which hair is wound to curl it
rulo
Her hair was in rollers.
a small solid wheel or cylinder on which something can be rolled along.
rodillo
a long large wave on the sea.
ola grande
rolling adjective (of a landscape) having low hills and shallow valleys, without steep slopes
ondulante
the rolling hills of Tuscany.
roller coaster noun a track at a fairground or amusement park that goes up and down very steep slopes and which people ride on in small carriages for fun and excitement
Montaña Rusa
The girls wanted to have a go on the roller coaster.
a situation in which there are often big and sudden changes
Locura / Montaña Rusa
an emotional rollercoaster.
roller-skate noun a skate with wheels instead of a blade
patín sobre ruedas
a pair of roller-skates.
rolling-pin noun a usually wooden roller for flattening out dough.
rodillo (de amasar)
roll in phrasal verb to come in or be got in large numbers or amounts
entrar a raudales, llegar en abundancia
I’d like to own a chain store and watch the money rolling in.
roll up phrasal verb to form into a roll
enrollar; arremangar
Let’s roll up the carpet He rolled up his sleeves.
to arrive
llegar
John rolled up ten minutes late.
(especially shouted to a crowd at a fair etc) to come near
acérquense
Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the bearded lady!
(Definition of roll from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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