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Definizione monolingua roll



roll (third-person singular simple present rolls, present participle rolling, simple past and past participle rolled)

  1. (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.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13
      The gentleman aimed the ball once or twice and then threw it up the strand towards Cissy Caffrey but it rolled down the slope and stopped right under Gertys skirt near the little pool by the rock.
  2. To wrap 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.
  3. To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; often with up.
    to roll up the map for shipping.
  4. (ergative) To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling.
    This river will roll its waters to the ocean.
  5. (ergative) To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; -- often with forth, or out.
    to roll forth someones praises; to roll out sentences.
  6. 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.
  7. (ergative) To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.
  8. (chiefly US, Canada, colloquial) To leave or begin a journey.
    I want to get there early, lets roll.
  9. (chiefly US, Canada, colloquial) To compete, especially with vigor.
    OK guys, were only down by 2 points, lets roll!
  10. To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.
  11. (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.
  12. To turn over in ones mind; to revolve.
  13. (US, slang) To behave in a certain way; to adopt a general disposition toward a situation.
    I was going to kick his ass, but he wasnt worth getting all worked up over, I dont roll like that.
    • 2006, Chris McKenna, ""Kids at party chant as police sergeant is beaten by angry teens"", Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY), Tuesday, November 21, [1].
      ""This is how we roll in Spring Valley,"" one teen reportedly boasted.
  14. (gaming, transitive, intransitive) To throw dice.
  15. (gaming, transitive) To roll dice such that they form a given pattern or total.
    If you roll doubles, you get an extra turn.
    With two dice, youre more likely to roll seven than ten.
  16. To have a rolling aspect
    the hills rolled on
  17. (gaming) To create a new character in a role-playing game.
    Im gonna go and roll a new shaman tonight.
  18. (computing) To generate a random number.
  19. To turn over and over.
    The child will roll on the floor.
  20. To tumble in gymnastics.
  21. (nautical) when a nautical vessel rotates on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.
  22. (transitive) To beat up.
    • 2006, Elizabeth Gaffney, Metropolis?, page 422:
      They rolled him for his money, and that would have been that, but the guy tried to fight back.
  23. (transitive, slang) 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 hed done.
  24. (intransitive, slang) To betray secrets.
    He rolled on those guys after being in jail two days.
  25. (informal) To act.
    • 2001 September 11, Todd Beamer:
      Lets roll!
  26. (slang) To be under the influence of MDMA (a psychedelic stimulant, also known as ecstasy.
    • 2000, Michael Sunstar, Underground Rave Dance,[2] Writers Club Press, ISBN 9780595156115, page 15:
      Cindy replied, “Wow, that’s great. Did you try E at those parties?” Steel said, “Oh yeah. I was rolling hard at the Willy Wonka party.”
    • 2003, Karin Slaughter, A Faint Cold Fear (novel), HarperCollins, ISBN 978-0-688-17458-3, page 169:
      The crowd was rolling on Ecstasy, and the lights enhanced the experience. […] He would use it to keep his teeth from chattering while he was rolling.
    • a. 2007, unidentified Internet user quoted in Joseph A. Kotarba, “Music as a Feature of the Online Discussion of Illegal Drugs”, in Edward Murguía et al. (editors), Real Drugs in a Virtual World: Drug Discourse and Community Online, Lexington Books (2007), ISBN 978-0-7391-1455-1
      So the quesion is When you are rolling what gets you in that “ecstasy” state more: hard pounding energetic music or smoother and gentler music? Personally for me its gentler music because when I’m rolling my mind can’t really keep up with all the hard pounding intriquet sounds . . .

roll (plural rolls)

  1. The act of rolling, or state of being rolled.
    Look at the roll of a ball.
    Look at the roll of waves.
  2. That which rolls; a roller
  3. Specifically, a heavy cylinder used to break clods.
  4. Specifically, one of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls.
  5. That which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.
  6. Specifically, a document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.
  7. Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.
  8. Specifically, a quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.
  9. Specifically, A cylindrical twist of tobacco.
  10. A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.
  11. (nautical) 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.
  12. A heavy, reverberatory sound.
    Hear the roll of cannon.
    Hear the roll of thunder.
  13. The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.
  14. (obsolete) Part; office; duty; rôle.
  15. A measure of parchments, containing five dozen.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 594:
      Parchement is sold by the dozen, and by the roll of five dozens.
  16. the rotation angle about the longitudinal axis
    Calculate the roll of that aircraft.
  17. The act of, or total resulting from, rolling one or more dice.
    Make your roll.
    Whoever gets the highest roll moves first.
  18. (nautical) The measure of extent to which a nautical vessel rotates on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.

Definizione italiano>inglese roll

  shortened raised biscuit or bread
  one of a set of revolving cylinders between which metal is pressed
  the uniform beating of a drum
  to wrap round on itself
  that which is rolled up
  the act of rolling
  a cylindrical twist of tobacco
  to wrap round on itself
  a heavy, reverberatory sound
  to wrap round on itself
  Manovra di volo durante la quale un'aereo si gira sulla sua asse logitudinale.
  A flight maneuver; the aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning).
  to bind or involve by winding
  to wrap round on itself
far girare
  to cause to revolve
far rotolare
  to cause to revolve
far rullare
  to beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum
formare una palla
  to wrap round on itself
  to bind or involve by winding
  Passare da una posizione verticale o orizzontale ad una posizione obliqua.
  To tip laterally.
  to bind or involve by winding
  to drive or impel forward with an easy motion
rullo \"di tamburi\"

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