- A mob; collectively, commoners; a disorderly group.
- A tool for bore, boring a hole wider.
- A device for rendering citrus juice.
- material, such as brick, that has a very high melting point
- obstinate and unruly, unresponsive
- not affected by great heat
- (medicine) difficult to treat
verb (riddles, riddling, riddled)
- a verbal puzzle, mystery, or other problem of an intellectual nature.
- a sieve
- to fill with holes
- The shots from his gun began to the target.
- to fill or spread throughout; to pervade
- Your argument is riddled with errors.
- to solve, answer, or explicate a riddle or question
- Riddle me this...., meaning Answer the following question.
- to put something through a sieve
- You have to the gravel before you lay it on the road.
verb , rimmed, rimming
- An edge around something, especially when circular.
- to lick the anus of a partner as part of the sexual act.
- a hard, tough outer layer, particularly on food such as fruit, cheese, etc.
- Someone or something which rises.
- A platform or stand used to lift or elevate something.
- The choir stood on risers for the performance.
- The vertical part of a step on a staircase
- (archery) The main body of a bow
- a cut of meat suited to roasting
- a roast meal
- a comical, light-hearted event where a person is praised by sarcasm and jokes.
- to cook food by heating in an oven or over fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance to the food.
- to admonish someone vigorously
- I"m late home for the fourth time this week; my boyfriend will really me this time.
- having been cooked by roasting
- (given name, male)
- The act of rolling, or state of being rolled.
- the roll of a ball
- the roll of waves
- That which rolls; a roller
- Specifically, a heavy cylinder used to break clods.
- Specifically, one of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls.
- That which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.
- Specifically, a document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.
- Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.
- Specifically, a quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.
- Specifically, A cylindrical twist of tobacco.
- A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.
- (nautical) The oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side, in sea way, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching.
- A heavy, reverberatory sound.
- the roll of cannon
- the roll of thunder
- The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.
- (obsolete) Part; office; duty; rí´le.
- A measure of parchments, containing five dozen.
- 1882: Parchement is sold by the dozen, and by the roll of five dozens. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 594.
- the rotation angle about the longitudinal axis
- the roll of an aircraft
- The act of, or total resulting from, rolling one or more dice.
- Make your roll.
- Whoever gets the highest moves first.
- (nautical) The measure of extent to which a nautical vessel rotates on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.
- (ergative) To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface.
- roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel
- To wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over.
- roll a sheet of paper
- roll clay or putty into a ball''
- To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; often with up
- roll up a parcel
- (ergative) To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling.
- a river rolls its waters to the ocean
- (ergative) To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; -- often with forth, or out.
- roll forth someone's praises
- roll out sentences
- To press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers.
- roll a field
- roll paste
- roll steel rails
- (ergative) To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.
- To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.
- (geometry) To apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in such a manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.
- To turn over in one's mind; to revolve.
- (US slang) A manner of behaving or a way of doing certain things; a general disposition toward a situation.
- I was going to kick his ass, but he wasn't worth getting all worked up over, I don't like that.
- 2006, Times Herald-Record, Tuesday, November 21, by Chris McKenna?. At http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061121/NEWS/611210321.
- :"This is how we in Spring Valley," one teen reportedly boasted.
- (transitive or intransitive) To throw dice.
- (transitive) To roll dice such that they form a given pattern or total.
- If you doubles, you get an extra turn.
- With two dice, you're more likely to seven than ten.
- To turn over and over.
- The child rolled on the floor.
- To tumble in gymnastics.
- (nautical) when a nautical vessel rotates on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.
noun (wikipedia, roller, roller (bird))
- anything that rolls
- any rotate, rotating cylindrical device that is part of a machine, especially one used to apply or reduce pressure
- (cricket) a heavy rolling device used to flatten the surface of the pitch
- a large, wide, curling wave that falls back on itself as it breaks on a coast
- a cylindrical tool for applying paint or ink
- an agricultural machine used for flattening land and breaking up lumps of earth
- a tumble, tumbling pigeon
- any of various aggressive birds, of the family Coraciidae, having bright blue wings and hooked beaks
- (also written Roller) a car made by Rolls-Royce
- the police (old blues slang)
- a padded surcingle that is used on horses for training and vaulting
- somebody who runs
- (slang) A quick escape away from a scene
- He did a runner after robbing the drugstore
- a type of soft-soled shoe originally intended for runners, cf trainer; a sneaker
- a part of an apparatus that moves quickly
- After the cycle completes, the travels back quickly to be in place for the next cycle.
- a mechanical part intended for wheels to run on or to slide against another surface.
- a strip of fabric used to decorate a table
- The red makes the table so festive.
- a protective carpet cover for a high traffic area
- How about we put down a clear in the front hall.
- (scuffleball) a forward playing position
- (cricket) a player who runs for a batsman who is too injured to run; he is dressed exactly as the injured batsman, and carries a bat
- (baseball) A player who runs the bases
- (aussie-rules) A person (from one or the other team) who runs out onto the field during the game to take verbal instructions from the coach to the players. A runner mustn't interfere with play, and may have to wear an identifying shirt to make clear his or her purpose on the field.
- The was out at second.
- (slang) A part of a cigarette that is burning unevenly.
- (botany) a long stolon sent out by a plant (such as strawberry), in order to root new plantlets.
- The deteriorated state of iron or steel as a result of moisture and oxidation.
- (colour) A reddish-brown color.
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- A disease of plants caused by a reddish-brown fungus.
- To make resistant to rust, such as by applying a coating.
- We'll the metal with a good coat of paint and then we'll be able to leave it outdorrs for years without damage.
- Resistant to rust, oxidation and corrosion.
- This is supposed to be a trashcan, but it can't handle the salt they use on our roads.