road roller

noun

Definition of road roller

: one that rolls roadways specifically : a machine with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roadbeds

First Known Use of road roller

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Road roller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/road%20roller. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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