road roller


noun

a person who rolls roads.
any machine for rolling road materials flat.

Nearby words

  1. road movie,
  2. road pricing,
  3. road racing,
  4. road rage,
  5. road rash,
  6. road runner,
  7. road show,
  8. road tax,
  9. road test,
  10. road to hell is paved with good intentions, the

Origin of road roller

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for roadroller

roadroller

/ (ˈrəʊdˌrəʊlə) /

noun

a motor vehicle with heavy rollers for compressing road surfaces during road-making
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