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Scroll Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    scroll n
  1. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles [syn: coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre]
  2. a document that can be rolled up (as for storage) [syn: roll] v : move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen; "Scroll down to see the entire text"
Scroll Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Rule \Rule\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruled; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruling.] [Cf. OF. riuler, ruiler, L. regulare. See Rule, n., and cf. Regulate.]
  1. To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage. --Chaucer. A bishop then must be blameless; . . . one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection. --1 Tim. iii. 2, 4.
  2. To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive. I think she will be ruled In all respects by me. --Shak.
  3. To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice. That's are ruled case with the schoolmen. --Atterbury.
  4. (Law) To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court.
  5. To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book. Ruled surface (Geom.), any surface that may be described by a straight line moving according to a given law; -- called also a scroll.
Scroll Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scroll \Scroll\, n. [A dim. of OE. scroue, scrowe (whence E. escrow), OF. escroe, escroue, F. ['e]crou entry in the jail book, LL. scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin; cf. OD. schroode a strip, shred, slip of paper, akin to E. shred. Cf.

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  • Scroll: A scroll is a roll of papyrus , parchment , or paper which has been written, drawn or painted upon for the purpose of transmitting ...
  • Scrolling: In computer graphics , movies , television , and other kinetic displays, scrolling is sliding text, images or video across a monitor or ...
  • Scroll compressor: A scroll compressor (also called spiral compressor, scroll pump and scroll vacuum pump) is a device for compressing air or refrigerant. ...
  • Scroll (music): A scroll is the decoratively carved end of the neck of certain stringed instruments , mainly members of the violin family . The scroll is ...
  • Scrollwork: The name comes from by the supposed resemblance to the edge-on view of a rolled parchment scroll . " "Scrollwork" is today mostly used in ...
  • Dead Sea Scrolls: The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of 972 texts from the Hebrew Bible found on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea . The texts are of ...

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