(1) A document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
(2) A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
(3) Move through text or graphics in order to display parts that do not fit on the screen
"Scroll down to see the entire text"
A diminutive of scroue, scrowe, scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin.
- A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.
- An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
- 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.
- Scroll-shaped end of a violin.
- a skew surface.
- : to change one's view of data on a computer's display using a scroll bar or a scroll wheel.