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Spanish translation of “roll”


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 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.
ola grande
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
patín sobre ruedas
a pair of roller-skates.
rolling-pin noun a usually wooden roller for flattening out dough. roll in 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 to form into a roll 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!
(Definition of roll from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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