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roll-call

  • 1 roll-call

    noun (an act of calling names from a list, to find out if anyone is missing eg in a prison or school class.) nafnakall

    English-Icelandic dictionary > roll-call

  • 2 roll

    I 1. [rəul] noun
    1) (anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc: a roll of kitchen foil; a toilet-roll.) rúlla; strangi; spóla
    2) (a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches: a cheese roll.) rúnstykki, bolla
    3) (an act of rolling: Our dog loves a roll on the grass.) það að velta sér
    4) (a ship's action of rocking from side to side: She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.) veltingur
    5) (a long low sound: the roll of thunder.) druna
    6) (a thick mass of flesh: I'd like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.) húðfelling, (fitu)keppur
    7) (a series of quick beats (on a drum).) léttur, hraður trumbusláttur
    2. verb
    1) (to move by turning over like a wheel or ball: The coin/pencil rolled under the table; He rolled the ball towards the puppy; The ball rolled away.) rúlla, velta
    2) (to move on wheels, rollers etc: The children rolled the cart up the hill, then let it roll back down again.) rúlla, velta
    3) (to form (a piece of paper, a carpet) into the shape of a tube by winding: to roll the carpet back.) vefja, vinda
    4) ((of a person or animal in a lying position) to turn over: The doctor rolled the patient (over) on to his side; The dog rolled on to its back.) velta (sér), snúa (sér) við
    5) (to shape (clay etc) into a ball or cylinder by turning it about between the hands: He rolled the clay into a ball.) hnoða, rúlla
    6) (to cover with something by rolling: When the little girl's dress caught fire, they rolled her in a blanket.) vefja inn í
    7) (to make (something) flat or flatter by rolling something heavy over it: to roll a lawn; to roll pastry (out).) fletja út
    8) ((of a ship) to rock from side to side while travelling forwards: The storm made the ship roll.) velta
    9) (to make a series of low sounds: The thunder rolled; The drums rolled.) drynja
    10) (to move (one's eyes) round in a circle to express fear, surprise etc.) ranghvolfa
    11) (to travel in a car etc: We were rolling along merrily when a tyre burst.) aka, keyra
    12) ((of waves, rivers etc) to move gently and steadily: The waves rolled in to the shore.) líða, berast mjúklega
    13) ((of time) to pass: Months rolled by.) líða
    - rolling
    - roller-skate
    3. verb
    (to move on roller-skates: You shouldn't roller-skate on the pavement.) renna sér á rúlluskautum
    - roll in
    - roll up
    II
    (a list of names, eg of pupils in a school etc: There are nine hundred pupils on the roll.) (nafna)listi

    English-Icelandic dictionary > roll

См. также в других словарях:

  • Roll call — is the calling of the names of people from a list (roll) to determine the presence or absence of the listed people (also known as a register in countries such as the UK). The term applies to the calling itself, to the time moment of this… …   Wikipedia

  • Roll call — Roll Roll, n. [F. r[^o]le a roll (in sense 3), fr. L. rotulus ? little wheel, LL., a roll, dim. of L. rota a wheel. See {Roll}, v., and cf. {R[^o]le}, {Rouleau}, {Roulette}.] 1. The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roll call — roll calls also roll call 1) N VAR If you take a roll call, you check which of the members of a group are present by reading their names out. In the late winter we were compelled to stand in the snow every morning for roll call. 2) N SING: N of n …   English dictionary

  • roll call — 1775; see ROLL (Cf. roll) (n.) + CALL (Cf. call) …   Etymology dictionary

  • roll call — n: the act or an instance of calling off a list of names (as for checking attendance); specif: an act or instance of calling the roll of a legislative body to determine if there is a quorum or to vote on a matter Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …   Law dictionary

  • roll call — n. 1. the reading aloud of a roll, or list of names, as to check attendance in a classroom, military formation, etc. 2. the fixed time, or a signal (as on a bugle), for such a reading …   English World dictionary

  • roll-call — n [U and C] the act of reading out an official list of names to check who is there …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roll call — roll ,call noun count or uncount the process of reading out an official list of people s names to see who is present, especially in a school or in the military …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roll call — roll′ call n. the calling of a list of names, as of soldiers or students, for checking attendance • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • roll-call — ► NOUN ▪ the process of calling out a list of names to establish who is present …   English terms dictionary

  • Roll Call — For other uses see Roll call (disambiguation) Infobox Newspaper name = Roll Call caption = type = Periodical newspaper format = Tabloid foundation = 1955 ceased publication = price = owners = The Economist Group publisher = Laurie Battaglia… …   Wikipedia

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