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Definition 1: a grounder that rolls along the infield - [noun denoting act]

(roller is a kind of ...) (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

Definition 2: Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers - [noun denoting animal]

(roller is a kind of ...) chiefly short-legged arboreal nonpasserine birds that nest in holes

(... is a kind of roller ) common European blue-and-green roller with a reddish-brown back

(... is a kind of roller ) Madagascan roller with terrestrial and crepuscular habits that feeds on e.g. insects and worms

(... is a member of roller) rollers

Definition 3: pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for roller in the sense of this definition

(roller is a kind of ...) domesticated pigeon raised for sport or food

Definition 4: a cylinder that revolves - [noun denoting artifact]

(roller is a kind of ...) a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)

(... is a kind of roller ) heavy cast-iron cylinder used to flatten lawns

(... is a kind of roller ) a roller that has an absorbent surface used for spreading paint

(... is a kind of roller ) the roller on a typewriter against which the keys strike

(... is a kind of roller ) roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through

(... is a kind of roller ) small wheel or roller

(... is part of roller) a window shade that rolls up out of the way

Definition 5: a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where roller or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight

Synonyms for roller in the sense of this definition

(roller is a kind of ...) mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Definition 6: a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate) - [noun denoting artifact]

(roller is a kind of ...) a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

(... is a kind of roller ) a pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable

(... is part of roller) a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole

Definition 7: a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for roller in the sense of this definition

(roller is a kind of ...) one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

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