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noun [countable]     roller pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a tube in a machine or piece of equipment that goes round and round in order to make something flat, or in order to crush, spread, or print something
    1. b.
      a small tube that you wind a piece of your hair around to make a curl
    2. c.
      a tube that you put under a heavy object to help you to move it
  2. 2
    a large strong wave that rolls towards the land
  3. 3
    British informal a Rolls-Royce car


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