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roll

1. n. a bankroll; lots of money. I earned a roll off that last deal.
2. tv. to rob a drunkard. Those punks can’t get much money by rolling drunks.
3. n. a sustained period of luck or productivity. (see also on a roll.) The fantastic roll that this performer is on is truly exciting.
4. in. to leave, perhaps in a car. I can’t wait around any longer. Let’s roll.

roll

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Riya Shankar of Southboro, Headmaster's List; Andrew Deng of Northboro, Honor Roll; John Pietro of Southboro, Honor Roll; Trevor Schifferdecker of Southboro, Honor Roll; Julia Blum of Shrewsbury, Honor Roll.
Another approach to counteract roll deflection is roll bending, whereby the top roll bends in a direction opposite to the load so that it conforms to the middle roll--creating a "smile" pattern between the two rolls that is said to minimize the effects of deflection.
The pulling-straightening roll is mainly used for eliminating strip defects and improve the strip shape,playing an important role on the strip quality.
Benefits gained from the Covermatic system are said to include shorter manufacturing times and reduced personnel and material requirements, along with better roll quality.
By utilizing music sequencing software to read the floppy disc, MIDI data can be displayed on a video screen as a scrolling piano roll, as shown in Figure 1.
Following the step-by-step directions for the BLT Hand Roll, for each roll, press 2 tablespoons of Sushi rice into left side of nori.
Not only for that but the season is here, the challenges are here, let's roll.
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OK, so instead of sappy, sing-along show tunes and jazzy dance routines, this cast will belt out gut-wrenching L7-style lyrics and play live rock and roll.
If a taxpayer receives property in a distribution, he or she must either contribute the property to the plan or sell it and roll over the sales proceeds.
Then, in 1990 in Oslo, Bagneris and pianist Larsen performed Jelly Roll Morton: A Me-morial for Jelly Roll's one-hundredth birthday.
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Machine type: In-line, direct extruder feed or roll stock
Just as the suction roll provides a shorter path for the water to go before it reaches an area of no or low pressure, grooving of that suction roll will shorten those water transfer paths even more.
accepting or feeding the stock in whatever form it is being delivered to the calender--distributing it over the width of the nip and delivering it to the pressure area ahead of the roll nip;