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Roster vs. Roll

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Rosternoun

A list of individuals or groups, usually for an organization of some kind such as military officers and enlisted personnel enrolled in a particular unit; a muster roll; a sports team, with the names of players who are eligible to be placed in the lineup for a particular game; or a list of students officially enrolled in a school or class.

Rollverb

(ergative) To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface.

‘To roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.’;

Rosternoun

A list of the jobs to be done by members of an organization and often with the date/time that they are expected to do them.

‘The secretary has produced a new cleaning roster for the Church over the remainder of the year.’;

Rollverb

(intransitive) To turn over and over.

‘The child will roll on the floor.’;

Rosterverb

To place the name of (a person) on a roster.

‘I have rostered you for cleaning duties on the first Monday of each month.’;

Rollverb

To tumble in gymnastics; to do a somersault.

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Rosternoun

A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.

Rollverb

(transitive) To wrap (something) round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over.

‘To roll a sheet of paper; to roll clay or putty into a ball.’;

Rosternoun

a list of names;

‘his name was struck off the rolls’;

Rollverb

(transitive) To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to enwrap; often with up.

‘To roll up the map for shipping.’;

Rollverb

(intransitive) To be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball.

‘The cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well.’;

Rollverb

(ergative) To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling.

‘This river will roll its waters to the ocean.’;

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Rollverb

(ergative) To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; — often with forth, or out.

‘To roll forth someone's praises; to roll out sentences.’;

Rollverb

To press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers.

‘to roll a field;’; ‘to roll paste;’; ‘to roll steel rails.’;

Rollverb

(intransitive) To spread itself under a roller or rolling-pin.

‘The pastry rolls well.’;

Rollverb

(ergative) To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.

Rollverb

To leave or begin a journey.

‘I want to get there early; let's roll.’;

Rollverb

To compete, especially with vigor.

‘OK guys, we're only down by two points. Let's roll!’;

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Rollverb

To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.

Rollverb

(geometry) To apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in such a manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.

Rollverb

To turn over in one's mind; to revolve.

Rollverb

To behave in a certain way; to adopt a general disposition toward a situation.

‘I was going to kick his ass, but he wasn't worth getting all worked up over; I don't roll like that.’;

Rollverb

To throw dice.

Rollverb

To roll dice such that they form a given pattern or total.

‘If you roll doubles, you get an extra turn.’; ‘With two dice, you're more likely to roll seven than ten.’;

Rollverb

(RPG) To create a new character in a role-playing game, especially by using dice to determine properties.

‘I'm gonna go and roll a new shaman tonight.’;

Rollverb

(computing) To generate a random number.

Rollverb

To rotate on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.

Rollverb

(in folk songs) To travel by sailing.

Rollverb

(transitive) To beat up; to attack and cause physical damage to.

Rollverb

To cause to betray secrets or to testify for the prosecution.

‘The feds rolled him by giving him a free pass for most of what he'd done.’;

Rollverb

To betray secrets.

‘He rolled on those guys after being in jail two days.’;

Rollverb

(slang) To be under the influence of MDMA (a psychedelic stimulant, also known as ecstasy).

Rollverb

To film.

‘The cameras are rolling.’;

Rollverb

To slip past (a defender) with the ball.

Rollverb

To have a rolling aspect.

‘the hills rolled on’;

Rollverb

To perform a periodical revolution; to move onward as with a revolution.

‘The years roll on.’;

Rollverb

To move, like waves or billows, with alternate swell and depression.

Rollverb

to move and cause an effect on someone

Rollverb

(intransitive) To make a loud or heavy rumbling noise.

‘The thunder rolled and the lightning flashed.’;

Rollverb

To utter with an alveolar trill.

‘Many languages roll their r's.’;

Rollverb

To enrobe in toilet-paper (as a prank or spectacle).

‘The kids rolled the principal's house and yard.’;

Rollverb

To create a customized version of something.

Rollverb

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Rollnoun

The act or result of rolling, or state of being rolled.

‘the roll of a ball’; ‘Look at the roll of the waves.’; ‘a roll of parchment’;

Rollnoun

A forward or backward roll in gymnastics; going head over heels. A tumble.

Rollnoun

That which rolls; a roller.

Rollnoun

A heavy cylinder used to break clods.

Rollnoun

One of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill.

‘to pass rails through the rolls’;

Rollnoun

That which is rolled up.

‘a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.’;

Rollnoun

A document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.

Rollnoun

Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.

Rollnoun

A quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form.

‘a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon’;

Rollnoun

A cylindrical twist of tobacco.

Rollnoun

A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself; see also bread roll.

Rollnoun

The oscillating movement of a nautical vessel as it rotates from side to side, on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching; or the equivalent in an aircraft.

Rollnoun

(nautical) The measure or extent to which a vessel rotates from side to side, on its fore-and-aft axis.

Rollnoun

A heavy, reverberatory sound.

‘Hear the roll of cannon.’; ‘Hear the roll of thunder.’;

Rollnoun

The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.

Rollnoun

(obsolete) Part; office; duty; rôle.

Rollnoun

A measure of parchments, containing five dozen.

Rollnoun

The rotation angle about the longitudinal axis.

‘Calculate the roll of that aircraft.’;

Rollnoun

The act of, or total resulting from, rolling one or more dice.

‘Make your roll.’; ‘Whoever gets the highest roll moves first.’;

Rollnoun

A winning streak of continuing luck, especially at gambling and especially in the phrase on a roll.

‘He is on a roll tonight.’;

Rollnoun

A training match for a fighting dog.

Rollverb

To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface; as, to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.

Rollverb

To wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over; as, to roll a sheet of paper; to roll parchment; to roll clay or putty into a ball.

Rollverb

To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; - often with up; as, to roll up a parcel.

Rollverb

To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling; as, a river rolls its waters to the ocean.

‘The flood of Catholic reaction was rolled over Europe.’;

Rollverb

To utter copiously, esp. with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; - often with forth, or out; as, to roll forth some one's praises; to roll out sentences.

‘Who roll'd the psalm to wintry skies.’;

Rollverb

To press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers; as, to roll a field; to roll paste; to roll steel rails, etc.

Rollverb

To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.

Rollverb

To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.

Rollverb

To apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in suck manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.

Rollverb

To turn over in one's mind; to revolve.

‘Full oft in heart he rolleth up and downThe beauty of these florins new and bright.’;

Rollverb

To move, as a curved object may, along a surface by rotation without sliding; to revolve upon an axis; to turn over and over; as, a ball or wheel rolls on the earth; a body rolls on an inclined plane.

‘And her foot, look you, is fixed upon a spherical stone, which rolls, and rolls, and rolls.’;

Rollverb

To move on wheels; as, the carriage rolls along the street.

Rollverb

To be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball; as, the cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well.

Rollverb

To fall or tumble; - with over; as, a stream rolls over a precipice.

Rollverb

To perform a periodical revolution; to move onward as with a revolution; as, the rolling year; ages roll away.

Rollverb

To turn; to move circularly.

‘And his red eyeballs roll with living fire.’;

Rollverb

To move, as waves or billows, with alternate swell and depression.

‘What different sorrows did within thee roll.’;

Rollverb

To incline first to one side, then to the other; to rock; as, there is a great difference in ships about rolling; in a general semse, to be tossed about.

‘Twice ten tempestuous nights I rolled.’;

Rollverb

To turn over, or from side to side, while lying down; to wallow; as, a horse rolls.

Rollverb

To spread under a roller or rolling-pin; as, the paste rolls well.

Rollverb

To beat a drum with strokes so rapid that they can scarcely be distinguished by the ear.

Rollverb

To make a loud or heavy rumbling noise; as, the thunder rolls.

‘Man shall not suffer his wife go roll about.’;

Rollnoun

The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves.

Rollnoun

That which rolls; a roller.

Rollnoun

That which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.

‘Busy angels spreadThe lasting roll, recording what we say.’;

Rollnoun

Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.

‘The rolls of Parliament, the entry of the petitions, answers, and transactions in Parliament, are extant.’; ‘The roll and list of that army doth remain.’;

Rollnoun

A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.

Rollnoun

A quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.

Rollnoun

The oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side, in sea way, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching.

Rollnoun

A heavy, reverberatory sound; as, the roll of cannon, or of thunder.

Rollnoun

The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.

Rollnoun

Part; office; duty; rôle.

Rollnoun

rotary motion of an object around its own axis;

‘wheels in axial rotation’;

Rollnoun

a list of names;

‘his name was struck off the rolls’;

Rollnoun

a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

Rollnoun

photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light

Rollnoun

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles

Rollnoun

a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.);

‘he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag’;

Rollnoun

small rounded bread either plain or sweet

Rollnoun

a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)

Rollnoun

the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously

Rollnoun

a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)

Rollnoun

anything rolled up in cylindrical form

Rollnoun

the act of throwing dice

Rollnoun

walking with a rolling gait

Rollnoun

a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude

Rollnoun

the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

Rollverb

move by turning over or rotating;

‘The child rolled down the hill’; ‘turn over on your left side’;

Rollverb

move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle;

‘The President's convoy rolled past the crowds’;

Rollverb

occur in soft rounded shapes;

‘The hills rolled past’;

Rollverb

flatten or spread with a roller;

‘roll out the paper’;

Rollverb

emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound;

‘The thunder rolled’; ‘rolling drums’;

Rollverb

wrap or coil around;

‘roll your hair around your finger’; ‘Twine the thread around the spool’;

Rollverb

begin operating or running;

‘The cameras were rolling’; ‘The presses are already rolling’;

Rollverb

shape by rolling;

‘roll a cigarette’;

Rollverb

execute a roll, in tumbling;

‘The gymnasts rolled and jumped’;

Rollverb

sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

Rollverb

move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion;

‘The curtains undulated’; ‘the waves rolled towards the beach’;

Rollverb

move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;

‘The gypsies roamed the woods’; ‘roving vagabonds’; ‘the wandering Jew’; ‘The cattle roam across the prairie’; ‘the laborers drift from one town to the next’; ‘They rolled from town to town’;

Rollverb

move, rock, or sway from side to side;

‘The ship rolled on the heavy seas’;

Rollverb

cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis;

‘She rolled the ball’; ‘They rolled their eyes at his words’;

Rollverb

pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/;

‘She rolls her r's’;

Rollverb

boil vigorously;

‘The liquid was seething’; ‘The water rolled’;

Rollverb

take the shape of a roll or cylinder;

‘the carpet rolled out’; ‘Yarn rolls well’;

Rollverb

show certain properties when being rolled;

‘The carpet rolls unevenly’; ‘dried-out tobacco rolls badly’;

Rollverb

move in a particular direction by turning over and over on an axis

‘the car rolled down into a ditch’; ‘she rolled the ball across the floor’;

Rollverb

turn over to face a different direction

‘they rolled him over on to his back’; ‘she rolled on to her side’;

Rollverb

turn (one's eyes) upwards, typically to show surprise or disapproval

‘Sarah rolled her eyes to the ceiling’;

Rollverb

lie down and turn over and over while remaining in the same place

‘the buffalo rolled in the dust’;

Rollverb

(of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) rock or oscillate round an axis parallel to the direction of motion

‘the ship pitched and rolled’;

Rollverb

move along or from side to side unsteadily or uncontrollably

‘they were rolling about with laughter’;

Rollverb

overturn (a vehicle)

‘he rolled his Mercedes in a 100 mph crash’;

Rollverb

throw (a die or dice)

‘he put all his chips on the table and rolled the dice’;

Rollverb

obtain (a particular score) by throwing a die or dice

‘roll a 2, 3, or 12’;

Rollverb

(of a vehicle) move or run on wheels

‘the van was rolling along the lane’;

Rollverb

move or push (a wheeled object)

‘Pat rolled the trolley to and fro’;

Rollverb

make a car window or a window blind move up or down by turning a handle

‘do not roll down the window to give a stranger directions’;

Rollverb

(of a drop of liquid) flow

‘huge tears rolled down her cheeks’;

Rollverb

(of time) elapse steadily

‘the years rolled by’;

Rollverb

(of a product) issue from (an assembly line or machine)

‘the first copies of the newspaper rolled off the presses’;

Rollverb

(of waves, smoke, cloud, or fog) move or flow forward with an undulating motion

‘the fog rolled across the fields’;

Rollverb

(of land) extend in gentle undulations.

Rollverb

(of credits for a film or television programme) be displayed as if moving on a roller up the screen

‘the end credits rolled and the title came up’;

Rollverb

(with reference to a machine, device, or system) operate or begin operating

‘the cameras started to roll’; ‘roll the camera’;

Rollverb

start moving; take action

‘the coast's clear—let's roll’;

Rollverb

behave in a particular way

‘that's just how I roll, guys—I'll smile until I physically can't’;

Rollverb

turn (something flexible) over and over on itself to form a cylinder, tube, or ball

‘she started to roll up her sleeping bag’;

Rollverb

fold the edge of a garment over on itself a number of times to shorten it

‘she rolled up her sleeves to wash her hands’;

Rollverb

make (something) by forming material into a cylinder or ball

‘Harry rolled himself a joint’;

Rollverb

curl up tightly

‘the shock made the hedgehog roll into a ball’;

Rollverb

flatten (something) by passing a roller over it or by passing it between rollers

‘roll out the dough on a floured surface’;

Rollverb

(of a loud, deep sound) reverberate

‘the first peals of thunder rolled across the sky’;

Rollverb

pronounce (a consonant, typically an r) with a trill

‘when he wanted to emphasize a point he rolled his rrrs’;

Rollverb

utter (a word or words) with a reverberating or vibratory effect

‘he rolled the word round his mouth’;

Rollverb

(of words) flow effortlessly or mellifluously

‘the names of his colleagues rolled off his lips’;

Rollverb

rob (someone, typically when they are intoxicated or asleep)

‘if you don't get drunk, you don't get rolled’;

Rollnoun

a cylinder formed by winding flexible material round a tube or by turning it over and over on itself without folding

‘a roll of carpet’;

Rollnoun

a cylindrical mass of something or a number of items arranged in a cylindrical shape

‘a roll of mints’;

Rollnoun

an item of food that is made by wrapping a flat sheet of pastry, cake, meat, or fish round a sweet or savoury filling

‘salmon and rice rolls’;

Rollnoun

a quantity of banknotes rolled together

‘I should eat out, enjoy the fat roll I'd taken out of my account’;

Rollnoun

a movement in which someone or something turns or is turned over on itself

‘a roll of the dice’;

Rollnoun

a gymnastic exercise in which a person tucks their head down and rolls their body in a forward or backwards circle on the floor

‘I used my momentum and tucked into a roll’;

Rollnoun

a complete rotation by a flying aircraft about its longitudinal axis.

Rollnoun

a swaying or oscillation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle round an axis parallel to the direction of motion

‘the car corners capably with a minimum of roll’;

Rollnoun

a prolonged, deep, reverberating sound

‘thunder exploded, roll after roll’;

Rollnoun

one of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a sustained, rapid alternation of single or double strokes of each stick.

Rollnoun

a very small loaf of bread, to be eaten by one person

‘soup with a roll’; ‘a bacon roll’;

Rollnoun

an official list or register of names

‘the school had no one by his name on its roll’;

Rollnoun

the total number of names on a roll

‘a review of secondary schools to assess the effects of falling rolls’;

Rollnoun

a document, typically an official record, historically kept in scroll form.

Rollnoun

undulation of the landscape

‘hidden by the roll of the land was a refinery’;

Rollnoun

a roller for flattening something, especially one used to shape metal in a rolling mill.

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