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scrolling

[′skrōl·iŋ]
(computer science)
The continuous movement of information either vertically or horizontally on a video screen.

scrolling

(chat, games)
To flood a chat room or Internet game with text or macros in an attempt to annoy the occupants. This can often cause the chat room to be "uninhabitable" due to the "noise" created by the scroller. Compare spam.
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The technique was easily adapted to crack intros, where pixel-based graphics were replaced by 3-D logotypes rotating in the middle of the screen or line vector scrollers emerging from the distance (see Figure 5).
In conjunction with COMEDY CENTRAL's season two launch of its hit animated series "Ugly Americans," 345 Games will release "Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon." Uniting the spirit and humor of the animated horror-comedy series with addictive game play, the four player co-op side scroller shooter game will feature an exclusive script written by the show writers and creators including a new character unique to the game and custom voiceovers from the show's actors.
Major enhancements include several features: a larger (9.7") screen, a sleek design, a text-to-speech capability that allows users to view the screen horizontally or vertically, a new five-way control button (replacing the slide scroller), increased onboard storage, and the ability to send Word, text, .jpeg, or PDF files to Kindle using the miniature USB port.
Since scroller shafts are machine elements often used in practice, means for calculating stresses and strains that occur under loading conditions are important in structural design.
Another Fuller invention was a revolving disc of gels, which enabled a lighting operator to shift hues constantly like a modern-day color scroller. For Mirror Dance, mirrors created an infinite recession of "Loie Fullers." She painted her costumes with phosphorescent pigments to create glow-in-the-dark effects in her Radium Dance.
Two Pittman gearmotors in each scroller module turn the artwork storage rollers.
Suggested accessories for use with the Satellite A75 series include the Toshiba Ultra-Mini Retractable Scroller Mouse, and the Toshiba keyboard protector, which helps protect against spills and crumbs.
For example, everyone is kept informed about school announcements in a timely fashion through the site's news scroller. But according to Day, the key to success is the staff mindset "of always looking for ways that the Web can be applied to solve a current problem, or provide access to a new resource."
On the store's exterior, a scroller system of rollers carries seven images that can conceal the store's interior or allow the inside to be viewed quickly.
Offered as a hosted service, the Message Scroller is fully customisable allowing users to set the width and height and add different fonts and colours as well as bulleted lists and hyperlinks on any message.
I became close to Sterling Brown in a different enigmatic way when I pledged the Scroller Club of Kappa Alpha Psi in the Spring of 1952.
The Dory figure will unlock a series of new underwater games, including an old school 2D side scroller.