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verb

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.
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Spice-loving customers Howard and Ron now have their names on two of the rolls ($8.
Example 2: Individual D maintains two IRAs, IRA #1 and IRA #2, and rolls over IRA #1 into IRA #3.
In addition, all machines can be equipped with a complete visualization and a comprehensive recipe and data management system, facilitating the possibility to establish different recipes for different rolls and to save and archive all the data measured during the covering operation.
They just took more chances musically than the Rolling Stones, who were just more straight-ahead in their take on rock and roll.
Roll deflection is controlled by top and bottom narrow piston controlled crown rolls.
It's a California roll wrapped with albacore,'' he explained.
Any run-out of the individual calender rolls will be amplified as the high spots and low spots periodically match up between the roll pairs.
As we are currently in the process of reinventing the Flamingo, the Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Poker Player Tournament is a prime example of the direction the resort will be taking in the future," said Don Marrandino, president of Flamingo Las Vegas.
Voith Fabrics sales/service representative Mike Garrick also suggested a roll surface analyzer and noted that digital cameras are especially useful for comparing wear from shutdown to shutdown.
All except one, a California roll topped with fresh eel ($10.
The roll rotation pulls the banked compound in the preform die past the final die to produce the desired shape;
NYSE: XRM), a leading global manufacturer of clothing and roll covers used primarily in the paper production process, today announced the acquisition of privately-held Coldwater Covers, Inc.
It is often impossible to measure the slight gauge variation that can build up over thousands of layers to produce a bump in the roll diameter.
PTi's Roll Skewing mechanism allows operators to fine-tune the position of the lead roll on a horizontal stack--or the bottom roll on an up or J-stack, or the top roll in a downstack--to mitigate the impact of roll deflection and allow processing sheet with more uniform thickness across its entire width.