Scrolled vs Strolled - What's the difference?

scrolled | strolled |


As verbs the difference between scrolled and strolled

is that scrolled is (scroll) while strolled is (stroll).

scrolled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (scroll)
  • Anagrams

    *

    scroll

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l), (l) (obsolete) * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.
  • (architecture) 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.
  • (geometry) a skew surface.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (computing) To change one's view of data on a computer's display, typically using a scroll bar or a scroll wheel.
  • She scrolled the offending image out of view.
  • To move in or out of view horizontally or vertically.
  • The rising credits slowly scrolled off the screen.
  • (internet) To flood a chat system with numerous lines of text, causing legitimate messages to scroll out of view before they can be read.
  • Hey, stop scrolling !
  • * 1998 , "rOOth", Brain's chat'' (on newsgroup ''alt.music.queen )
  • It's cool but i know why I prefer newsgroups : I just got banned for scrolling or summat : i was typing one word in each message so pppl(SIC) could read it cos it was going so fast - geez.

    Derived terms

    * overscroll * scrollbar, scroll bar * scroll lock * scroll wheel * side scroller English ergative verbs

    strolled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (stroll)
  • Anagrams

    *

    stroll

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To wander on foot; to ramble idly or leisurely; to rove.
  • *(Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • *:These mothers stroll to beg sustenance for their helpless infants.
  • *, chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The turmoil went on—no rest, no peace. […] It was nearly eleven o'clock now, and he strolled out again. In the little fair created by the costers' barrows the evening only seemed beginning; and the naphtha flares made one's eyes ache, the men's voices grated harshly, and the girls' faces saddened one.}}
  • To go somewhere with ease.
  • *
  • *:His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ “Phil?!  You?!   Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow?!” recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
  • Synonyms

    * range, roam, rove, stray

    See also

    * stroller

    Anagrams

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