• Roller Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man.
  2. (n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.
  3. (n.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
  4. (n.) A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
  5. (n.) A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
  6. (n.) One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.
  7. (n.) A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
  8. (n.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.
  9. (n.) ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
  10. (n.) Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadae. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.

Crimper, Curler, Roll, Tumbler,

• Roller bearing Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A bearing containing friction rollers.