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  Words related to roller

Related / Similar Words: tumbler, tumbler pigeon, curler, hair curler, crimper, roll, rolling wave

 

Definition:
  • a grounder that rolls along the infield;
  • pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground;
  • Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers;
  • a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight";
  • a cylinder that revolves;
  • a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate);
  • a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore;

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    Hyponyms: European roller, Coracias garrulus, ground roller, garden roller, paint roller, platen, sprocket, trundle, caster, castor

     

    Part Meronyms: roller blind, roller skate

     

    Member Meronyms: Coraciidae, family Coraciidae

     

    Derivational Morphology: tumble, wind, wrap, roll, twine, curl, wave, turn over, undulate, flap

     

     
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