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  • v. To deploy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. straighten by unrolling
  • v. flatten or spread with a roller


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  • I seized the opportunity to roll out of hac 'king range.

    Blood Test

  • When dough dries, sprinkle with flour, roll out flat, and cut into strips.

    Roseanne Archy

  • It was a small word, but when the task was difficult, like when she first learned to roll out a perfectly circular roti and cook it on the thawwa, “shabash” had filled her with pride.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • “Let me guess,” Stretch said, “a big round boulder is going to roll out of that hole and chase us down the stairs, just like inRaiders of the Lost Ark.”

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • Chainer was unable to get his fingers to work in time and had to roll out from under the dagger's point before it stuck in the floor.

    Chainer's Torment

  • Hethen gave us the scroll which measured ten cubits long by a breadth of one, and each of the merchants who knew how to write wrote a line thereon, even to the last of them; after which I stood up (still in the shape of an ape) and snatched the roll out of their hands.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • You talk about a roller mill in here where you roll out the sheet, it takes more than that space, and the downtown will be some kind of extrusion.

    Oral History Interview with Carlee Drye, April 2, 1980. Interview H-0005. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Suddenly, in the distance, the men in the front lines saw a tank roll out of the enemy-occupied village trailing a giant cloud of dust.

    Panzer Aces

  • Take Cardinal Mindszenty out with you and we will roll out the red carpet at the border.

    Enemies of the People

  • All the same, the first day back to work I roll out a five-by-twenty-foot swath of turf against the southern edge of the garden.



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