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Definition of "scroll" []

  • A roll, as of parchment or papyrus, used especially for writing a document. (noun)
  • An ancient book or volume written on such a roll. (noun)
  • A list or schedule of names. (noun)
  • An ornament or ornamental design that resembles a partially rolled scroll of paper, as the volute in Ionic and Corinthian capitals. (noun)
  • Music The curved head on an instrument of the violin family. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scroll" in a sentence
  • "i am using asp. net ajax combo box control. where i have an items [500 records binded to it]. now as the list grows i am not able to fixed the height with an scroll so that i can limit the height as much i wanted. ** but by default it is setting the scroll**"
  • "A Torah in scroll is related to a bound edition because the latter couldn't exist without the former: the latter rises up from the former, perhaps inevitably."
  • "The carpenter who built a farmer's house differentiated it from the barn by putting what he called scroll work up under the eaves and by building at the front a porch with carved posts."