n.1.A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.
The heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll.
- Isa. xxxiv. 4.
Here is the scroll of every man's name.
- Shak.
2.(Arch.) An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
3.A mark or flourish added to a person's signature, intended to represent a seal, and in some States allowed as a substitute for a seal.
4.(Geom.) Same as Skew surface. See under Skew.
Linen scroll
(Arch.) See under Linen.
Scroll chuck
(Mach.) an adjustable chuck, applicable to a lathe spindle, for centering and holding work, in which the jaws are adjusted and tightened simultaneously by turning a disk having in its face a spiral groove which is entered by teeth on the backs of the jaws.
Scroll saw
See under Saw.
Noun1.scroll - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
2.scroll - a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
Synonyms: roll
Verb1.scroll - move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen; "Scroll down to see the entire text"

SCROLL. A mark which is to supply the place of a seal, made with a pen or other instrument on a writing.
     2. In some of the states this has all the efficacy of a seal. 1, S. & R. 72; 1 Wash. 42; 2 McCord, 380; 4 McCord 267; 3 Blackf. 161; 3 Gill & John. 234; 2 Halst. 272. Vide Seal; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 504; 2 Rep. 5. a; Perk. Sec. 129. In others, a scroll has no such effect; and when a suit is brought on an instrument sealed with a scroll, the act of limitations may be pleaded to it, as to a simple contract. 2 Rand. 446; 6 Halst. 174; 5 John. 239; 1 Blackf. 241; Griff. Law Reg., answers to question No 110.

1.SCROLL - String and Character Recording Oriented Logogrammatic Language.

["SCROLL - A Pattern Recording Language", M. Sargent, Proc SJCC 36 (1970)].
2.(interface)scroll - (From a scroll of paper) To change the portion of a document displayed in a window or on a VDU screen. In a graphical user interface, scrolling is usually controlled by the user via scroll bars, whereas on a VDU the text scrolls up automatically as lines of data are output at the bottom of the screen.
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scrollable list
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