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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: roll /rəʊl/ 
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pluralrolls
  1. 1
    a long piece of film, paper, carpet etc, rolled into the shape of a tube
    roll of:

    We used ten rolls of wallpaper.

    The professionals are used to moving heavy rolls of carpet around.

  2. 3
    [usually singular] the action of turning over or of rolling from side to side

    The constant roll of the ship made her feel ill.

    1. a.
      the action of throwing dice

      He was willing to bet his entire fortune on a roll of the dice.

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