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scroll

[skrōl]
(architecture)
An ornament consisting of a spirally wound band, either as a running ornament or a terminal.
(computer science)
To move information in an electronic display up, down, left, or right, so that new information appears and some of the existing information is moved away.
(geology)
One of a series of crescent-shaped sediments on the inner bank of a moving channel, deposited there by the stream.

scroll

1. Ornamentation that consists of a spirally wound band or a band resembling a partially rolled scroll of paper; S scrolls are found in ornamental brackets, window and door surrounds, and in other ornamental bands.
See also: Ornament
2. An ornamental molding consisting of a spiral design; or a terminal, such as the volutes of the Ionic capital or the S curves on consoles.

Scroll

 

a manuscript in the form of a long sheet rolled up as a tube. One of the oldest forms of the book, the scroll was prevalent in ancient Egypt and ancient Greece and Rome. Scrolls were usually made of papyrus and were sometimes ornamented with miniatures. They were replaced in Europe by parchment codices between the fourth and sixth centuries A.D.: in the Far East they continued to be used until modern times. During the Middle Ages only documents of moderate length and individual liturgical texts appeared in the form of scrolls.

scroll

scroll
An ornament consisting of a spirally wound band, either as a running ornament or as a terminal, like the volutes of the Ionic capital or the scrolls on consoles and modillions.

scroll

early form of manuscript; symbolic of learning. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 85]
See: Wisdom

SCROLL

(1)
String and Character Recording Oriented Logogrammatic Language.

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

scroll

(interface)
(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.

scroll

To continuously move forward, backward or sideways through the text and images on screen or within a window. Scrolling implies continuous and smooth movement, a line, character or pixel at a time, as if the data were on a paper scroll being rolled behind the screen. See auto scroll.
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By way of contrast, a recent review of the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls notes that only one female scholar is named as having been involved in that project as an editor or adviser.
il/learn-about-the-scrolls/introduction) Dead Sea Scrolls were found in several Qumran caves in the 1940s and 1950s.
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It is the first time the scroll of Princess Eudokia Doukas - one of only two known examples from the entire Byzantine period of an illustrated prayer scroll where the original owner can be named - has been on display in public.
Summary: Rome: The world's oldest complete Torah scroll has been found in a university archive in .
The choice of individual manuscripts from The Dead Sea Scrolls that were discovered between 1947 and 1956 contain the oldest copies of many biblical texts and offer an insight into the Jewish society that is now accessible to anyone:
On exhibit May 19 - October 14, Dead Sea Scrolls: Life in Ancient Times presents one of the most comprehensive collections of Israeli antiquities ever organized, including one of the largest collections of the priceless Dead Sea Scrolls.
Last September, Google had collaborated with the Israel Museum to release indexed and searchable versions of five complete Dead Sea Scrolls, including The Great Isaiah Scroll and the Temple Scroll.
is to bring together a range of diverse perspectives on and scholarly approaches to the scrolls, some addressing issues that are foundational to the field, and some exploring avenues that lead in untested or experimental directions.
Written between the third and first centuries BCE, the Dead Sea Scrolls include the oldest known biblical manuscripts in existence.
According to the report, so far five of the scrolls have been captured-the Temple Scroll, the Great Isaiah Scroll, the War Scroll, the Commentary on the Habakkuk Scroll, and the Community Rule Scroll.