- 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.