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noun [countable] roller pronunciation in American English /ˈroʊlər/
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  1. 1
    a tube in a machine or piece of equipment that goes around and around in order to make something flat, or in order to crush, spread, or print something
    1. a.
      a small tube that you wind a piece of your hair around to make a curl
    2. b.
      a tube that you put under a heavy object to help you to move it
  2. 2
    a large strong wave that rolls toward the land


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