Scroll

Definition of Scroll

n.1.A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.
The heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll.
- Isa. xxxiv. 4.
Here is the scroll of every man's name.
- Shak.
2.(Arch.) An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
3.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.
4.(Geom.) Same as Skew surface. See under Skew.
Linen scroll
(Arch.) See under Linen.
Scroll chuck
(Mach.) an adjustable chuck, applicable to a lathe spindle, for centering and holding work, in which the jaws are adjusted and tightened simultaneously by turning a disk having in its face a spiral groove which is entered by teeth on the backs of the jaws.
Scroll saw
See under Saw.

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