roll|out

roll-out or roll|out «ROHL OWT», noun.
1. Informal. the first public showing of something new, as an aircraft or space vehicle.
2. U.S. Football. a play in which a quarterback runs out of the area formed by blockers before passing: »

Duhon…was a left-handed quarterback at Tulane where he set records as a scrambling roll-out runner-passer for three years (New York Times).

3. the part of a landing after touchdown when an airplane slows down on the runway before it taxis to the unloading ramp: »

[The] plane was loaded with 128 passengers headed for Mexico City. It landed safely. But no sooner was it on the ground—still on roll-out—than all four engines quit again! (Paul Harvey).

roll out «rohl OWT», verb.
–v.t.
1. to introduce or show to the public; put on the market: »

rolling out new products.

2. to institute, bring into practice or use, especially a program or system: »

A new visa program was rolled out slowly.

3. to flatten or spread out pastry or other dough: »

The prince was at the kitchen table teaching his daughter how to roll out dough for a Christmas pie (New York Times).

–v.i.
1. to be introduced or made public.
2. to get up (out of bed): »

The seventh-grader rolls out of bed every weekday at 5 a.m.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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