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Meaning of SCROLL

Pronunciation:  skrowl

 
Matching Terms:  scroll bar, scroll saw, scrollable list, scrolled, scrolling

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  1. String and Character Recording Oriented Logogrammatic Language.

    ["SCROLL - A Pattern Recording Language", M. Sargent, Proc SJCC 36 (1970)].

  2. (From a scroll of paper) To change the portion of a document displayed in a window or on a vdu screen. In a graphical user interface, scrolling is usually controlled by the user via scroll bars, whereas on a VDU the text scrolls up automatically as lines of data are output at the bottom of the screen.

 

 

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