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scroll

  
  ( scrolls    plural & 3rd person present)   ( scrolling    present participle)   ( scrolled    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A scroll is a long roll of paper or a similar material with writing on it.  
Ancient scrolls were found in caves by the Dead Sea.     
2       n-count   A scroll is a painted or carved decoration made to look like a scroll.  
...a handsome suite of chairs incised with Grecian scrolls.     
3       verb   If you scroll through text on a computer screen, you move the text up or down to find the information that you need.     (COMPUTING)  
I scrolled down to find `United States of America'.      V prep/adv  


scroll bar        ( scroll bars    plural  ) On a computer screen, a scroll bar is a long thin box along one edge of a window, which you click on with the mouse to move the text up, down, or across the window.     (COMPUTING)      n-count  
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exp.
relax, calm down
said to make someone temper his nerves or enthusiasm. E.g.: Chill out, I didn't take your car!
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
exp.
calm down!
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
exp.
metaphoric expression for getting married
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
n.
participant-driven meeting with no predefined agenda as opposed to high-price, top-down and formal conferences

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