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roller coaster an amusement park ride in which a small, gravity-propelled train of open cars rides rapidly up and down a curving, winding, track built on trestles.
roller skate a shoe, or frame fitting over a shoe, with four small rollers or wheels, designed for skating on a hard surface.
rollick to act or move in a carefree or gay manner; romp and frolic.
rolling the motion or sound of a thing that rolls. [6 definitions]
rolling mill a factory in which sheets, bars, or slabs of metal are put between rollers and rolled into desired thicknesses. [2 definitions]
rolling pin a hard smooth cylinder of wood or marble, usu. having handles at each end, that is used to roll out dough.
rolling stock all the wheeled vehicles belonging to a railway or trucking company.
rollmop a filet of fresh herring rolled around an onion or a pickle and marinated, usu. served as an hors d'oeuvre.
roll-on dispensed from a roller or rotating ball mounted at the top of the container.
roll-out a football play in which the quarterback runs rapidly to one side rather than straight back before throwing a pass.
rollover the movement of funds from one investment to another, esp. the repeated investment of the proceeds of short-term securities upon maturity. [3 definitions]
roll round to come into existence or happen as part of a repeated cycle.
roll top a flexible wooden cover of hinged parallel slats that slides up into the top of a desk when it is being used.
rollway a chute or incline along which logs can be slid or rolled.
roly-poly short and plump, as a person; rotund. [2 definitions]
ROM abbreviation of "read-only memory."
Romaic the everyday language of modern Greece. [2 definitions]
romaine a variety of lettuce with long, narrow, crisp leaves shaped into a cylindrical head.
Roman of, pertaining to, or characteristic of modern or ancient Rome or its people, culture, or the like. [7 definitions]
roman (French) a medieval French metrical narrative developed from ancient epic poems. [2 definitions]
roman clef novel with a key (French); a fictionalized account of actual people and events.