roll

roll
I [rəʊl]
nome
1) (of paper, cloth) rotolo m.; (of banknotes) mazzetta f.; (of flesh) rotolo m., rotolino m.

a roll of film — un rullino

2) (bread) panino m.

cheese roll — panino al formaggio

3) (register) registro m., elenco m.

electoral roll — liste elettorali

to call the roll — fare l'appello

II [rəʊl]
nome
1) (rocking motion) dondolio m.
2) sport (in gymnastics) capriola f.
3) aer. mar. rollio m.
4) gioc. (of dice) rotolio m., lancio m.
5) (deep sound) (of drums) rullo m.; (of thunder) rombo m., rimbombo m., brontolio m.
III 1. [rəʊl]
verbo transitivo
1) (push) fare rotolare [ball, log]

to roll sth. away — fare rotolare via qcs

2) (make) arrotolare, rollare [cigarette]

to roll sth. into a ball — (of paper) appallottolare qcs.; (of dough, clay) fare una palla di qcs.; (of wool) avvolgere qcs. in gomitolo, raggomitolare qcs

3) (flatten) spianare, stendere, tirare [dough]; spianare [lawn]; laminare [metal]
4) (turn)

to roll one's eyes — roteare gli occhi

5) cinem. tip. fare girare, azionare [camera]; fare funzionare [presses]
6) gioc. lanciare, gettare [dice]
7) ling.

to roll one's "r"s — arrotare le erre

2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (move) [ball, rock] rotolare; [person, animal] rotolarsi

to roll backwards — [car] fare marcia indietro

to roll down — [car] scendere da [hill]; [rock] rotolare giù per [hill]

to roll into — [train] entrare in [station]

to roll off — [car] precipitare o cadere da [cliff]

2) (rotate) [car] rovesciarsi; [plane] effettuare il rollio; [eyes] roteare
3) (sway) [ship] rollare, rullare
4) (reverberate) [thunder] rimbombare, brontolare; [drum] rullare
5) (function) [camera] girare; [press] mettersi in funzione
••

heads will roll! — cadranno delle teste!

roll on the holidays! — che arrivino presto le vacanze!

to be rolling in it — colloq. nuotare nell'oro

to be X, Y and Z rolled into one — essere X, Y e Z riuniti, incorporati in una sola cosa, mescolati in un tutt'uno

* * *
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.)
2) (a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches: a cheese roll.)
3) (an act of rolling: Our dog loves a roll on the grass.)
4) (a ship's action of rocking from side to side: She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.)
5) (a long low sound: the roll of thunder.)
6) (a thick mass of flesh: I'd like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.)
7) (a series of quick beats (on a drum).)
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.)
2) (to move on wheels, rollers etc: The children rolled the cart up the hill, then let it roll back down again.)
3) (to form (a piece of paper, a carpet) into the shape of a tube by winding: to roll the carpet back.)
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.)
5) (to shape (clay etc) into a ball or cylinder by turning it about between the hands: He rolled the clay into a ball.)
6) (to cover with something by rolling: When the little girl's dress caught fire, they rolled her in a blanket.)
7) (to make (something) flat or flatter by rolling something heavy over it: to roll a lawn; to roll pastry (out).)
8) ((of a ship) to rock from side to side while travelling forwards: The storm made the ship roll.)
9) (to make a series of low sounds: The thunder rolled; The drums rolled.)
10) (to move (one's eyes) round in a circle to express fear, surprise etc.)
11) (to travel in a car etc: We were rolling along merrily when a tyre burst.)
12) ((of waves, rivers etc) to move gently and steadily: The waves rolled in to the shore.)
13) ((of time) to pass: Months rolled by.)
- rolling
- roller-skate
3. verb
(to move on roller-skates: You shouldn't roller-skate on the pavement.) (pattinare con i pattini a rotelle)
- roll in
- roll up
II
(a list of names, eg of pupils in a school etc: There are nine hundred pupils on the roll.)
* * *
I [rəʊl]
nome
1) (of paper, cloth) rotolo m.; (of banknotes) mazzetta f.; (of flesh) rotolo m., rotolino m.

a roll of film — un rullino

2) (bread) panino m.

cheese roll — panino al formaggio

3) (register) registro m., elenco m.

electoral roll — liste elettorali

to call the roll — fare l'appello

II [rəʊl]
nome
1) (rocking motion) dondolio m.
2) sport (in gymnastics) capriola f.
3) aer. mar. rollio m.
4) gioc. (of dice) rotolio m., lancio m.
5) (deep sound) (of drums) rullo m.; (of thunder) rombo m., rimbombo m., brontolio m.
III 1. [rəʊl]
verbo transitivo
1) (push) fare rotolare [ball, log]

to roll sth. away — fare rotolare via qcs

2) (make) arrotolare, rollare [cigarette]

to roll sth. into a ball — (of paper) appallottolare qcs.; (of dough, clay) fare una palla di qcs.; (of wool) avvolgere qcs. in gomitolo, raggomitolare qcs

3) (flatten) spianare, stendere, tirare [dough]; spianare [lawn]; laminare [metal]
4) (turn)

to roll one's eyes — roteare gli occhi

5) cinem. tip. fare girare, azionare [camera]; fare funzionare [presses]
6) gioc. lanciare, gettare [dice]
7) ling.

to roll one's "r"s — arrotare le erre

2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (move) [ball, rock] rotolare; [person, animal] rotolarsi

to roll backwards — [car] fare marcia indietro

to roll down — [car] scendere da [hill]; [rock] rotolare giù per [hill]

to roll into — [train] entrare in [station]

to roll off — [car] precipitare o cadere da [cliff]

2) (rotate) [car] rovesciarsi; [plane] effettuare il rollio; [eyes] roteare
3) (sway) [ship] rollare, rullare
4) (reverberate) [thunder] rimbombare, brontolare; [drum] rullare
5) (function) [camera] girare; [press] mettersi in funzione
••

heads will roll! — cadranno delle teste!

roll on the holidays! — che arrivino presto le vacanze!

to be rolling in it — colloq. nuotare nell'oro

to be X, Y and Z rolled into one — essere X, Y e Z riuniti, incorporati in una sola cosa, mescolati in un tutt'uno


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