Unroll

  • 1 Unroll — Un*roll , v. t. [1st pref. un + roll.] [Written also {unrol}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To open, as what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth; to unroll a banner. [1913 Webster] 2. To display; to reveal. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To remove from a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unroll — index spread Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 unroll — (v.) early 15c., from UN (Cf. un ) (2) + ROLL (Cf. roll) (v.). Related: Unrolled; unrolling …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 unroll — ► VERB ▪ open or cause to open out from a rolled up state …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 unroll — [unrōl′] vt. 1. to open or extend (something rolled up) 2. to present to view; display 3. Obs. to remove from a roll or list vi. to become unrolled …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 unroll — /un rohl /, v.t. 1. to open or spread out (something rolled or coiled): to unroll a bolt of fabric. 2. to lay open; display; reveal. 3. Obs. to strike from a roll or register. v.i. 4. to become unrolled or spread out: The scrolls unroll easily. 5 …

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  • 7 unroll — verb a) To straighten something that has been rolled, twisted or curled. Unroll your sleeping bag and spread it on the floor of the tent. b) To emerge, be revealed or become apparent; to …

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  • 8 unroll — UK [ʌnˈrəʊl] / US [ʌnˈroʊl] verb [transitive] Word forms unroll : present tense I/you/we/they unroll he/she/it unrolls present participle unrolling past tense unrolled past participle unrolled to open out something such as a carpet or a large… …

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  • 9 unroll — verb Unroll is used with these nouns as the object: ↑mat …

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  • 10 unroll — [[t]ʌ̱nro͟ʊl[/t]] unrolls, unrolling, unrolled V ERG If you unroll something such as a sheet of paper or cloth, or if it unrolls, it opens up and becomes flat when it was previously rolled in a cylindrical shape. [V n] I unrolled my sleeping bag… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 unroll — Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to unwind a roll of ; open out ; uncoil 2. to spread out like a scroll for reading or inspection ; unfold, reveal intransitive verb to be unrolled ; unwind …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 unroll — Synonyms and related words: bare, break the seal, bring to light, clear, deobstruct, develop, disclose, discover, dismask, draw the veil, expose, free, impart, lay bare, lay open, let daylight in, let out, manifest, open, open up, patefy, raise… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 unroll — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. display, uncover, present, unfurl; see expose 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To cause (a line) to become longer and less taut: play out, unreel, unwind. See GIVE. 2. To move or arrange so as to cover a larger area:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 unroll — un|roll [ʌnˈrəul US ˈroul] v [I and T] to open something that was in the shape of a ball or tube, and make it flat, or to become open in this way ▪ He unrolled the carpet …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 unroll — un|roll [ ʌn roul ] verb transitive to open out something such as a carpet or a large piece of paper that has been rolled up …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 unroll — v. unwrap, spread out …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 unroll — verb open out from a rolled up state …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 unroll — v. a. 1. Unfold, open. 2. Display, lay open. 3. Develop, evolve, unfold, open …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 unroll — un·roll …

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  • 20 unroll — [ʌnˈrəʊl] verb [T] to open out something that has been rolled up …

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