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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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One user on Reddit pointed out that the jelly scrolling issue on the OnePlus 5 is not visible when the phone is upside down.
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The way it controls scrolling is developed so intelligently.
Every application lends itself to different kinds of navigation -- and with its sophisticated technology, the wheel can elegantly switch between the free-spin and click-to-click scrolling modes.
Utilizing the company's patented Force Sensing Resister(R) (FSR) technology, MicroNav interface solutions enable circular menu scrolling, 360 degree "mouse" navigation and pressure switch sensing for handheld consumer electronics including mobile phones, MP3 players, remote controls and more.
China Media1 has focused on providing its clients superior advertising locations based on viewership, exclusivity, and uniqueness through the use of its illuminated scrolling poster signs.
The bottom box carries the scrolling advertising posters and the top box is for Airport use.
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A touch-sensitive, solid-state scrolling panel gives notebook PC users the full complement of horizontal and vertical scrolling abilities, but without a physical scroll wheel.
With its new solid state 4-Way Scroll Panel, Logitech has redefined the scrolling experience by removing the traditional scroll wheel.
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