how to pronounce scroll


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scroll is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of scroll in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there scroll down your own your output …”

meanings of scroll


  1. An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
  2. The incremental movement of graphics on a screen, removing one portion to show the next.
  3. A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll.
  4. The carved end of a violin, viola, cello or other stringed instrument, most commonly scroll-shaped but occasionally in the form of a human or animal head.
  5. A turbinate bone.
  6. 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. [U.S.] Alexander Mansfield Burrill.
  7. A kind of sweet roll baked in a somewhat spiral shape.
  8. A spiral waterway placed round a turbine to regulate the flow.
  9. A skew surface.
  10. Spirals or sprays in the shape of an actual plant.


  1. To flood a chat system with numerous lines of text, causing legitimate messages to scroll out of view before they can be read.
  2. To change one's view of data on a computer's display, typically using a scroll bar or a scroll wheel to move in gradual increments.
  3. To move in or out of view horizontally or vertically.

scroll frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word scroll occurs in english on average 11.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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