roll

roll
n. rulle; småbröd, småfranska; lista, namnlista; rullande; kullerbytta; muller, dunder (åska)
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v. rulla; rulla sig; dundra, mullra
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I 1. [rəul] noun
1) (anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc: a roll of kitchen foil; a toilet-roll.) rulle
2) (a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches: a cheese roll.) småfranska, kuvertbröd
3) (an act of rolling: Our dog loves a roll on the grass.) rullning
4) (a ship's action of rocking from side to side: She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.) rullning, rullande
5) (a long low sound: the roll of thunder.) muller, dunder
6) (a thick mass of flesh: I'd like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.) valk
7) (a series of quick beats (on a drum).) virvel
2. verb
1) (to move by turning over like a wheel or ball: The coin/pencil rolled under the table; He rolled the ball towards the puppy; The ball rolled away.) rulla
2) (to move on wheels, rollers etc: The children rolled the cart up the hill, then let it roll back down again.) rulla
3) (to form (a piece of paper, a carpet) into the shape of a tube by winding: to roll the carpet back.) rulla
4) ((of a person or animal in a lying position) to turn over: The doctor rolled the patient (over) on to his side; The dog rolled on to its back.) rulla
5) (to shape (clay etc) into a ball or cylinder by turning it about between the hands: He rolled the clay into a ball.) rulla
6) (to cover with something by rolling: When the little girl's dress caught fire, they rolled her in a blanket.) rulla
7) (to make (something) flat or flatter by rolling something heavy over it: to roll a lawn; to roll pastry (out).) välta, kavla
8) ((of a ship) to rock from side to side while travelling forwards: The storm made the ship roll.) rulla, gunga, kränga
9) (to make a series of low sounds: The thunder rolled; The drums rolled.) dundra, dåna, mullra
10) (to move (one's eyes) round in a circle to express fear, surprise etc.) rulla, himla
11) (to travel in a car etc: We were rolling along merrily when a tyre burst.) rulla, åka
12) ((of waves, rivers etc) to move gently and steadily: The waves rolled in to the shore.) rulla
13) ((of time) to pass: Months rolled by.) rulla, dra
- rolling
- roller-skate
3. verb
(to move on roller-skates: You shouldn't roller-skate on the pavement.) åka rullskridsko
- roll in
- roll up
II
(a list of names, eg of pupils in a school etc: There are nine hundred pupils on the roll.) rulla, lista, förteckning

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