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Webster 1913 Edition


Unroll

Un-roll′

,
Verb.
T.
[1st pref.
un-
+
roll
.]
[Written also
unrol
.]
1.
To open, as what is rolled or convolved;
as, to
unroll
cloth; to
unroll
a banner
.
2.
To display; to reveal.
Dryden.
3.
To remove from a roll or register, as a name.
If I make not this cheat bring out another . . . let me be
unrolled
and my name put in the book of virtue!
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Unroll

UNROLL

,
Verb.
T.
1.
To open what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth.
2.
To display.

Definition 2022


unroll

unroll

English

Verb

unroll (third-person singular simple present unrolls, present participle unrolling, simple past and past participle unrolled)

  1. (transitive) To straighten something that has been rolled, twisted or curled.
    Unroll your sleeping bag and spread it on the floor of the tent.
  2. (intransitive) To emerge, be revealed or become apparent; to unfold.
    We will have to see how the events unroll.
  3. (transitive, programming, software compilation) To replace (a loop in a program) with a repetitive sequence of the individual instructions that the loop would carry out, sometimes used as an optimization.

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