unwind, wind off, unroll(verb)
reverse the winding or twisting of
"unwind a ball of yarn"
unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
"unfurl a banner"
To straighten something that has been rolled, twisted or curled.
Unroll your sleeping bag and spread it on the floor of the tent.
To emerge, be revealed or become apparent; to unfold.
We will have to see how the events unroll.
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.
Origin: From un- + roll.
to open, as what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth; to unroll a banner
to display; to reveal
to remove from a roll or register, as a name
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-rōl′, v.t. to roll down: to open out.—v.i. to become uncoiled or opened out.—n. Unroll′ment.
The numerical value of unroll in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unroll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There needs to be much work before one can virtually unroll carbonized papyrus because one will have to develop a digital method that will allow us to follow the layers, but in the 260 years of Herculaneum papyrology it is certainly a remarkable year.
It's a philosophical library of Epicurean texts from a time when this philosophy influenced the most important classical Latin authors, such as Virgil, Horace and Cicero, there needs to be much work before one can virtually unroll carbonized papyrus because one will have to develop a digital method that will allow us to follow the layers.
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