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  Definition of roller
  1. a grounder that rolls along the infield
  2. pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground
  3. Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers
  4. a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight"
  5. a cylinder that revolves
  6. a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
  7. a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
Similar Words: tumbler, tumbler pigeon, curler, hair curler, crimper, roll, rolling wave

 

Hyponyms: European roller, Coracias garrulus, ground roller, garden roller, paint roller, platen, sprocket, trundle, caster, castor

 

Part Meronyms: roller blind, roller skate

 

Member Meronyms: Coraciidae, family Coraciidae

 

Derivational Morphology: tumble, wind, wrap, roll, twine, curl, wave, turn over, undulate, flap

 

 
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