Scroll

  • 1 scroll — [skrəʊl ǁ skroʊl] verb [intransitive, transitive] COMPUTING to move information on a computer screen up or down so that you can read it: scroll up/​down • You can scroll up to the top of the document using this bar. * * * scroll UK US /skrəʊl/… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Scroll — Scroll, n. [A dim. of OE. scroue, scrowe (whence E. escrow), OF. escroe, escroue, F. [ e]crou entry in the jail book, LL. scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin; cf. OD. schroode a strip, shred, slip of paper, akin to E. shred. Cf. {Shred},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 scroll — like, adj. /skrohl/, n. 1. a roll of parchment, paper, copper, or other material, esp. one with writing on it: a scroll containing the entire Old Testament. 2. something, esp. an ornament, resembling a partly unrolled sheet of paper or having a… …

    Universalium

  • 4 scroll — (n.) c.1400, roll of parchment or paper, altered (by association with rolle roll ) from scrowe (early 13c.), from Anglo Fr. escrowe, O.Fr. escroe scrap, roll of parchment, from Frank. *skroda shred (Cf. M.Du. schroode shred, O.H.G. scrot piece… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 scroll — /skrɔl, ingl. ˈskrəul/ o scrolling [vc. ingl., dal v. to scroll «far scorrere»] s. m. inv. (elab.) scorrimento …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 6 scroll — ► NOUN 1) a roll of parchment or paper for writing or painting on. 2) an ornamental design or carving resembling a partly unrolled scroll of parchment. ► VERB ▪ move displayed text or graphics on a computer screen in order to view different parts …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 scroll — [skrōl] n. [ME scrowle, altered (? by assoc. with rowle, var. of rolle, ROLL) < scrowe < OFr escroue: see ESCROW] 1. a roll of parchment, paper, etc., usually with writing or pictures on it 2. an ancient book in the form of a rolled… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 scroll — or scrawl A mark intended to supply the place of a seal, made with a pen or other instrument of writing. A paper or parchment containing some writing, and rolled up so as to conceal it …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 scroll|er|y — «SKROH luhr ee, SKROHL ree», noun. = scrollwork. (Cf. ↑scrollwork) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 Scroll — A scroll is a roll of papyrus, parchment, or paper which has been written, drawn or painted upon for the purpose of transmitting information or using as a decoration. It is distinguished from a roll (see below) by virtue of being intended for… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 Scroll — En un videojuego, se denomina scroll, desplazamiento, rollo o voluta al movimiento en 2D de los gráficos que conforman el escenario. Juegos Hablaremos de juegos de scroll horizontal cuando la acción se desarrolla horizontalmente (Sonic, Super… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 12 scroll — I. noun Etymology: Middle English scrowle, blend of rolle roll and scrowe scrap, scroll (from Anglo French escrowe, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch schrode piece cut off, Old High German scrōt) more at shred Date: 15th century 1. a. a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 scroll — scroll1 [skrəul US skroul] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: scrow scroll (13 17 centuries), from Old French escroue piece of paper, scroll ; influenced by roll] 1.) a long piece of paper that can be rolled up, and is used as an official document 2.) a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 scroll — [[t]skro͟ʊl[/t]] scrolls, scrolling, scrolled 1) N COUNT A scroll is a long roll of paper or a similar material with writing on it. Ancient scrolls were found in caves by the Dead Sea. 2) N COUNT A scroll is a painted or carved decoration made to …

    English dictionary

  • 15 scroll — en·scroll; scroll; scroll·ery; scroll·able; …

    English syllables

  • 16 scroll — I UK [skrəʊl] / US [skroʊl] noun [countable] Word forms scroll : singular scroll plural scrolls 1) a long roll of paper or similar material, especially one with official written information or ancient writing on it 2) a drawing, painting, or… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 scroll — 1. noun /skɹoʊl/ a) A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list. b) An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of… …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 scroll — /skroʊl / (say skrohl) noun 1. a roll of parchment or paper, especially one with writing on it. 2. such a roll with each end attached to a piece of wood or the like to allow for rolling the paper forwards and backwards to view the writing or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 scroll — scroll1 [ skroul ] verb intransitive or transitive to move information up or down a computer screen in order to read it scroll scroll 2 [ skroul ] noun count 1. ) a long roll of paper or similar material, especially one with official written… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 scroll — [15] Scroll has no family connection with roll, although roll is largely responsible for its present day form. Etymologically it is actually the same word as shred. Both go back to a prehistoric Germanic *skrautha ‘something cut’. This evolved in …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins


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