What does unroll mean?

Definitions for unroll
ʌnˈroʊlun·roll

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unroll.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwind, wind off, unrollverb

    reverse the winding or twisting of

    "unwind a ball of yarn"

  2. unfurl, unrollverb

    unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state

    "unfurl a banner"

Wiktionary

  1. unrollverb

    To straighten something that has been rolled, twisted or curled.

    Unroll your sleeping bag and spread it on the floor of the tent.

    Etymology: From un- + roll.

  2. unrollverb

    To emerge, be revealed or become apparent; to unfold.

    We will have to see how the events unroll.

    Etymology: From un- + roll.

  3. unrollverb

    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.

    Etymology: From un- + roll.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unrollverb

    to open, as what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth; to unroll a banner

  2. Unrollverb

    to display; to reveal

  3. Unrollverb

    to remove from a roll or register, as a name

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unroll

    un-rōl′, v.t. to roll down: to open out.—v.i. to become uncoiled or opened out.—n. Unroll′ment.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unroll in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unroll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unroll in a Sentence

  1. Juergen Hammerstaedt:

    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.

  2. Juergen Hammerstaedt:

    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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