call (the) roll

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call (the) roll

In a group setting, to call out each person's name from a list to see if they are present or absent. I haven't called roll yet, but it looks like a lot of kids are absent from school today. Suzy, please call the roll, I need to step out for a moment.
See also: call, roll

call (the) roll

 and take (the) roll
to call the names of people from a list of those enrolled, expecting them to reply if they are present. After I call the roll, please open your books to page 12. I will take roll, and then we will do arithmetic.
See also: call, roll
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A partial contribution to this trend is the commitment that Comerio Ercole can provide in the automation of the mixing department with the design and manufacturing of a totally automatic system called Roll Mill Matic for the preparation of compounds, both masterbatch and final.
class="MsoNormalROLL CALL VOTE class="MsoNormalIn a voice vote, the only legally known and procedurally simple process is to rule that the "ayes" have it like Ms Tuya did so that the "nays" can vote electronically or by way of being counted, which is called roll call vote so that their number of 233 is confirmed.
"We were actually unsure as to who would headline the night, we were going to put a band called Roll Deep on instead but we opted for Avicii."
It's called Roll It Gal, but this track has been around for two years and if you've been on your hols to the Caribbean you will have heard it playing somewhere.
He was with a hip hop band called Roll Deep in Hackney, London, when a teenager raised the weapon and aimed it at him.
Roll, Jordan, Roll has provided a foil for many of those, including Herbert Gutman, who have organized their accounts under the sign of "agency." There are a lot of things to say about the failings of Roll, Jordan, Roll, but the commonplace that it is a book which ignores the "agency" of enslaved people--captured in Gutman's beguilingly acerbic but I think ultimately misleading comparison of Roll, Jordan, Roll to an imagined history of steelworkers called Roll, Monogahela, Roll beginning with a 150-page biography of Andrew Carnegie--is not one of them.
When the teacher called roll, she didn't read my name.
'It's a new musical called Roll Over Jehovah, opening in the West End in March,' he says.
Using software called Roll Effect, the phone can be tilted up at an angle when laid on a flat surface, prompting the device to display the time and notifications like missed calls and unread emails, without unlocking the phone in a conventional manner.
Buyers of the Simon Dyson performance index called Roll The Dyce require a top-20 finish from the Yorkshireman to finish in front.
Q I HAVE a slot machine called Roll Out The Barrel, made by The Samson Novelty Company, and bought by my father in the 1960s.
After operating a trash-hauling service in Kansas for 12 years, Tom Smith returned home to northwest Arkansas and opened a similar venture called Roll Off Service Inc.
The G Flex comes just days after Samsung (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/512528/20131009/samsung-galaxy-round-beats-rivals-punch-world.htm) announced the Galaxy Round , a 5.7in smartphone with a curved display and software enhancements called Roll Effect and Gravity Effect.
Shaun Coleman wrote: "Well its been a few weeks now since I've stopped smoking the bad things called roll ups.