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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. Presently, refreshing himself by a look at her, he caught her looking at him, and smiled.
"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.
Needle roller bearings are complete units that consist of a machined outer ring and a needle roller and cage assembly.
RLT-U-PA roller elements are also suitable for handling heavy packages, RLT-U-TPU roller elements, with rollers in anti-scratch material, allow the handling of delicate materials such as glass and wood.
This fundraiser supports two of its founding members who have rostered for Team USA and will be playing roller derby at the 2019 World Roller Games in Spain this summer.
In his countersuit, Swetnam said Roller fired him because he refused to partner with Roller in buying a cosmetic surgery machine, and Roller had also begun selling skin care and hair growth products in direct competition with Swetnam.
The new Rulmeca Drive Roller BL3 features a brushless motor installed in a 50 mm diameter roller that is able to drive adjacent rollers, without the need for external drive units, transmission chains or expensive guards for safe, silent and efficient operation.
Dublin Roller Derby are the top-ranked team in the tournament at 46 after a strong show in 2017, including qualifying for the WFTDA Division Two play-offs for the first time - where they won three of their five games.
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.
Wartinger and team, one patient said he passed a kidney stone after each of his three successive turns on the roller coaster.
IRI is known in Pakistan for manufacturing of the superior quality, long lasting rollers at very reasonable prices.
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.