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Meaning of "roadroller" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ROADROLLER

roadroller  [ˈrəʊdˌrəʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ROADROLLER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Roadroller is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ROADROLLER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of roadroller in the English dictionary

The definition of roadroller in the dictionary is a motor vehicle with heavy rollers for compressing road surfaces during road-making.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ROADROLLER


acerola
ˌæsəˈrəʊlə
Angola
æŋˈɡəʊlə
bankroller
ˈbæŋkˌrəʊlə
bola
ˈbəʊlə
cola
ˈkəʊlə
comptroller
kənˈtrəʊlə
controller
kənˈtrəʊlə
enroller
ɪnˈrəʊlə
logroller
ˈlɒɡrəʊlə
patroller
pəˈtrəʊlə
proler
ˈprəʊlə
proller
ˈprəʊlə
reroller
riːˈrəʊlə
rocknroller
ˌrɒkənˈrəʊlə
roller
ˈrəʊlə
sola
ˈsəʊlə
solar
ˈsəʊlə
steamroller
ˈstiːmˌrəʊlə
stroller
ˈstrəʊlə
troller
ˈtrəʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ROADROLLER

roadholding
roadhouse
roadie
roading
roadkill
roadless
roadmaking
roadman
roadmen
roadmender
roadrunner
roadside
roadside repairs
roadstead
roadster
roadway
roadwork
roadworks
roadworthies
roadworthiness

WORDS THAT END LIKE ROADROLLER

air-traffic controller
bookseller
financial controller
garden roller
goller
hair roller
high roller
holler
Holy Roller
ink roller
loller
mission controller
oller
paint roller
poller
quality controller
rock and roller
stock controller
tandem roller
Toller
traffic controller

Synonyms and antonyms of roadroller in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «roadroller» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ROADROLLER

Find out the translation of roadroller to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of roadroller from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «roadroller» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

roadroller
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

roadroller
570 millions of speakers

English

roadroller
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

roadroller
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

roadroller
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

roadroller
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

roadroller
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রাস্তা সমানকারী যন্ত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rouleau compresseur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Roadroller
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

roadroller
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

roadroller
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

roadroller
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Roadroller
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

roadroller
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

roadroller
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोड्रोलर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yol silindiri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rullo compressore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

roadroller
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

roadroller
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

roadroller
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

roadroller
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

roadroller
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

roadroller
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

roadroller
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of roadroller

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ROADROLLER»

The term «roadroller» is used very little and occupies the 160.605 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ROADROLLER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «roadroller» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «roadroller» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about roadroller

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ROADROLLER»

Discover the use of roadroller in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to roadroller and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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From Magical Child to Magical Teen: A Guide to Adolescent ...
Immediatelythe spoolrepresents the roadroller withitshuge cylinder onthefrontthat mashes everything flat. The spool furnishes the roller part, andimagination—the capacity to create images not present to the senses —fills in the missing parts ...
Joseph Chilton Pearce, 2003
2
Great Stories for Children
It was just aswell –those sudden drops, hundreds offeet to thevalley below, were quite frightening. Bina begantowish thatshe hadn't come – or that shehad joined Prakash on the roadroller instead! Miss Ramola andMr Manididn't seemtonotice ...
Ruskin Bond
3
The Rupa Book Of Himalayan Tales
While they were drinking cups of tea at the bus stop, waiting for the potato truck andthe roadroller, Miss Ramolaand Mr. Mani continued their argument about thedam. Miss Ramola maintained thatitwould bring electric power andwaterfor ...
Ruskin Bond, 2012
4
A Long Walk For Bina
Binabegan towishthat shehadn't come— or thatshehad joined Prakash on the roadroller instead! MissRamola andMr. Manididn't seem to noticethe lurching and groaning of the old bus. They had made this journey many times. They were busy  ...
Ruskin Bond, 2012
5
The Ruskin Bond Mini Bus
Prakash's small group set off at sunrise, asthey hadto walksome distance in order to reach the stranded roadroller.The busleftat9 a.m. with MissRamola andher class, andMr.Mani and some ofhis pupils. The truckwasto follow later.
Ruskin Bond, 2012
6
Spoonful of Grey
A fat roadroller laid flat the black tar or asphalt or whatever it was. The neighbor's kids, quiet for once, squatted by the roadside in little groups and watched in silence as a shining, new road came into existence right in front of their eyes.
Diana Romany, 2005
7
Lexical Aff Vegliote
REW 8839 (Old Vegliote) (Bartoli: 2: 244) Rum. traga, targa, tragic — sled Span. trailla — roadroller<* tragella Port. trela — roadroller; tralha — fishing net tretko tfuWeen<tredeamid. REW 8810 Ital. tredici Fr. treize Span. trece Port. treze trua ...
John Fisher, 1976
8
Extended Axiomatic Linguistics
Compare the dead metaphorical use of steamroller, as in steamroller tactics with the lack of a corresponding dead metaphorical use of roadroller (*roadroller tactics). The two are synonymous (cf. Def. 28) in their literal sense (alloseme (Def.
James Dickins, 1998
9
Ruskin Bond Children's Omnibus Volume 2
Prakash's small groupset offat sunrise, as they had to walk some distance in order to reachthe stranded roadroller. The bus left at 9a.m. with Miss Ramola andher class, and MrMani and some of his pupils. The truckwas to follow later.
Ruskin Bond, 2013
10
Controller's ... Annual Report: The Fiscal Affairs of ...
119 Somers, Fitler and Todd Co., roadroller supplies and repairs 348 Tranter Manufacturing Co., roadroller supplies and repairs . . . . 97 Armstrong- Wo1feZimmerman Co., roadroller supplies and repairs 61 Mercer Rubber Co., roadroller ...
Allegheny County (Pa.). Office of the Controller, 1915

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ROADROLLER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term roadroller is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jairam Ramesh calls stout lady doctor roadroller
RANCHI: Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh described an obese lady doctor as a "roadroller" at the inauguration of an eye camp in Latehar on ... «Times of India, Jul 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Roadroller [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/roadroller>. Nov 2019 ».
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