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Synonyms for roller

a grounder that rolls along the infield

a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)

a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it

Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight

pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground

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He took off his coat, seized the roller, and began to pull it with an energy foreign to the measured millhorse manner of the accustomed laborer.
He laughed, and she watched him take a couple of turns with the roller.
I bargained for ninepence, and what with the roller, and opening the soda water, and shoving them heavy tables about, there was a decomposition of tissue in me to the tune of two shillings.
Broad and ungainly, she floundered from wave to wave, dipping her round bows deeply into the blue rollers, and sending the white flakes of foam in a spatter over her decks.
8 November 2017 - US-based web handling products and services provider Maxcess International has acquired US-based industrial roller specialist Menges Roller Company, the company said.
The acquisition of a storied brand like Menges Roller Company adds tremendous value to our family of web handling companies," says Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess.
Tenders are invited for Repair Of Press Rollers At Lemay Wastewater Treatment Plant
Saleem Ahmed, Chief Business Executive of International Rubber Industries during GTex Exhibition 2016 said, "We are displaying refurbished Bowed expander roller, Kuster roller and Sizing roller for sale.
Critique: An exceptionally entertaining read, "Roller Babes: 1950s Women of Roller Derby" is especially commended to the attention of anyone who has watched and enjoyed a roller derby game--especially those old enough to remember the Blond Bomber and other stars of the rink back in the day.
There are many ways to introduce a foam roller into your daily routine, from post-workout to an as-needed massage.
We also recorded 19 % roller offspring from families in which both parents were non rollers.
Menges Roller, led by company president Matt Menges, was presented the award March 16 at the annual AIMCAL Management Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
The Roller Derby World Cup is an international roller derby tournament where England will compete against the likes of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, New Zealand, Sweden and USA.
A total of 102 roller coaster enthusiasts set a new world record on August 8, 2010 for the most naked people on a theme park ride.