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English noun: scroll

1. scroll (shape) a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

Synonymscoil, curl, curlicue, gyre, ringlet, roll, whorl

Broader (hypernym)round shape

Narrower (hyponym)calyx, corolla, verticil

2. scroll (communication) a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)


Broader (hypernym)holograph, manuscript

Narrower (hyponym)Megillah, Torah

Instance hyponymDead Sea scrolls

English verb: scroll

1. scroll (change) move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen

SamplesScroll down to see the entire text.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)move

Domain categorycomputer science, computing

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