Definition Of scroll


a roll of parchment or paper for writing or painting on.

He held out a papyrus scroll , bound with papyrus reeds.

cause to move like paper rolling or unrolling.

the wind scrolled back the uppermost layer of loose dust

move displayed text or graphics in a particular direction on a computer screen in order to view different parts of them.

she scrolled through her file

the facility that moves a display on a computer screen in order to view new material.

One downside with this mouse is the fact it only has 2 buttons (plus the scroll wheel button).

Example Of scroll

  • A few sums scratched on a papyrus scroll would do the trick.

  • A special commemorative scroll containing the preview and Nationalist report of that junior final was presented to each team member.

  • Amongst the furniture is a large chaise longue, with hugely over-sized ram's horn scrolls .

  • As your scroll bar is telling you, this document alone is large enough.

  • But not being able to scroll horizontally is unfortunate.

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