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The word roll has these meanings: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

  • A thin flexible solid wound around a centre
    • Something wrapped around a tube, e.g. toilet roll.
    • Paper strips wrapped around a thin quilling tool, e.g. quilling.
  • In food:
  • In the atmosphere:
    • A roll cloud, usually found in the lee of mountains.
    • In the boundary layer, the horizontal vortices that usually fill the layer, also known as organized large eddies.
  • In transport (such as boats, aircraft, and spacecraft):
  • In music, a roll can refer to:
    • Drum roll, a technique employed by percussionists to produce a sustained sound from a drum
    • The Legato playing technique for stringed instruments (especially electric guitars)
  • A register, catalogue, or list of people (See also roster),
    • a list of eligible voters on an electoral roll
    • in video and movie terminology, a roll is vertically moving text, as in credits roll.
    • the collective noun for the pupils of a school e.g. "There are 1240 pupils in the school roll."
  • A bank roll, a paper holder for coins.
  • A term for excess fat on someone's body
  • A Kayak roll, the manoeuvre used to right a kayaker that has capsized.
  • A heavy machine used in a steel mill.
  • Rolling someone's feet, as in marching band, see glide step.
  • To rob a person who is in a helpless state.
  • A slang term for a pill of MDMA (ecstasy), or being under the effects thereof (rolling).
  • Proper names, such as people and companies

Toilet paper is a tissue paper product designed for the cleansing of the anus after defecation or the genitals after urination. ... Quilling is the art of creating decorative designs from thin strips of curled paper. ... Two rolls Bread Rolls at a bakery Bread Rolls in a basket A bread roll is a piece of bread, usually small and round and is commonly considered a side dish. ... Sausage rolls A sausage roll is a type of convenience food commonly served at parties and available from bakeries and milk bars as a takeaway food item. ... A partitioned Taiwanese spring roll (潤餅) whose wheat-based wrapper is unfried. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Frecce Tricolori aerobatic team of the Italian Air Force, flying at the Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford, England, in 2005 The UK Utterly Butterly display team perform an aerobatic maneuvre with their Boeing Stearmans Red Arrows Hawks in Concorde formation Aerobatics is the demonstration of flying maneuvers for recreation... Flight dynamics is the study of orientation of air and space vehicles and how to control the critical flight parameters, typically named pitch, roll and yaw. ... Flight dynamics is the study of orientation of air and space vehicles and how to control the critical flight parameters, typically named pitch, roll and yaw. ... A drum roll is a method a percussionist employs to produce a sustained sound on a drum. ... In musical notation legato indicates that musical notes are played smoothly. ... A Roster is a list of Men/Women who participate in an event of any nature weather it be competitve or not. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Video (Latin for I see, first person singular present, indicative of videre, to see) is the technology of electronically capturing, recording, processing, storing, transmitting, and reconstructing a sequence of still images representing scenes in motion. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Closing credits of Sesame Street. ... A bank roll or roll is a paper (or sometimes plastic for numismatic purposes) container for a number of coins. ... Fats consist of a wide group of compounds that are generally soluble in organic solvents and largely insoluble in water. ... The Kayak Roll (often referred to as an Eskimo roll) is the act of uprighting a capsized kayak or canoe by use of the paddle and body motion. ... A steel mill at the turn of the century in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania A steel mill (British English and Australian English steelworks) is an industrial plant for the manufacture of steel. ... An American college marching band on the field (University of Texas) A marching band is a group of instrumental musicians who generally perform outdoors, and who incorporate movement â€“ usually some type of marching â€“ with their musical performance. ... Glide step is a form of walking used by marching bands to minimize upper body movement enabling musicians to play their instruments and march without air-stream interruptions. ... For the 1967 film, see Robbery (film). ... ecstasy and religious ecstasy MDMA, most commonly known today by the street name ecstasy, is a synthetic entactogen of the phenethylamine family whose primary effect is to stimulate the brain to rapidly secrete large amounts of serotonin, causing a general sense of openness, empathy, energy, euphoria, and well-being. ... A fast-food restaurant is a restaurant characterized both by food which is supplied quickly after ordering, and by minimal service. ... Bob Roll at the 2003 Tour of Hope in Washington, DC. Bob Roll was born July 7, 1960, in Oakland, California. ... The Hon. ... Rolls-Royce Limited was a British car and aero-engine manufacturing company founded by Henry Royce and C.S. Rolls on 15 March 1906 and was the result of a partnership formed in 1904. ... Roll is a female video game character in the Mega Man Classic series in its many continuities, and is largely considered to be the female lead in many of them. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Namcos Pac-Man was a hit, and became a universal phenomenon. ...

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Drum roll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (597 words)
Rolls are used on other percussion instruments such as the marimba and xylophone to sustain the sound, where it can be likened to tremolo on string instruments.
The open roll (or "double stroke roll")is played with double strokes alternating between the left and right hands; the closed roll is produced by applying slightly more pressure to the fulcrum upon impact which allows for the stick to bounce many times on the drum head.
Due to the instruments' resonance, a fairly open roll is usually used, although the exact rate at which a roll is played depends greatly on the acoustic conditions, the size of the drum, the pitch to which is it tuned and the sticks being used.
Roll (931 words)
A Roll A Roll is the primary footage for non-narrative or interview based film, and usually refers to talking heads or f...
Eskimo Roll The Eskimo Roll is the act of overturning a capsized force by means of the paddle while tucking close to the...
Piano rolls are a roll of paper with p...
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