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roll out

1. verb To flatten something by rolling something over it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "roll" and "out." Would you mind rolling out the dough while I look for the cookie cutter? It took forever to roll this puff pastry out, but it was worth it.
2. verb To introduce or implement something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "roll" and "out." Every year they roll a new phone out that is meant to make your current one seem obsolete. The government is rolling out a new affordable childcare scheme for low-income families.
3. verb, slang To leave or depart. What time do you think we should roll out tomorrow morning? Sarah has to be up early for work, so I think we're going to roll out.
4. verb To get out of bed, especially lazily or late in the morning or day. My teenage son doesn't roll out of bed until nearly 1 in the afternoon on the weekends. You're rolling out a bit late this morning, eh?
5. noun The introduction or implementation of something. In this usage, the phrase is usually hyphenated or spelled as one word. The roll-out of the new admin portal has been a disaster so far.
See also: out, roll

roll something out

 
1. to bring or take something out by rolling it; to push something out on wheels. Jane rolled her bike out to show it off. Alice rolled out her bicycle for us to see.
2. to flatten something by rolling it. You should roll the pastry out first. They rolled out the steel in a huge mill.
See also: out, roll

roll out

1. Get out of bed, as in I rolled out around six o'clock this morning. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
2. Introduce, disclose, as in They rolled out the new washing machine with great fanfare.
See also: out, roll

roll out

v.
1. To move out of something or some place by rolling: The ball rolled out the door and down the steps.
2. To unfold and spread out something that has been rolled up: We rolled out our sleeping bags on the ground. The coach rolled the mats out for the gymnastics competition.
3. To make something flat by rolling a cylindrical object over it: The pastry chef rolled the dough out. The sculptor rolled out the clay.
4. To present something; to make something available: A lot of stores roll out their best bargains at the end of the year.
5. To get out of bed: We didn't get to bed until almost sunrise, and we finally rolled out at noon.
See also: out, roll
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The next phase of EOTF roll outs also gives McDonald's management an opportunity to leverage its streamlined operations to better focus on its menu and marketing initiatives, the analyst said.
"This will enhance our Smart City roll outs and enable us to offer resilient IoT coverage for customers."
has completed a 63,578 square foot manufacturing and office facility for MLE Inc., a company that specializes in brand services including store openings, expansions, remodels, retrofits, re-openings, as well as roll outs of major marketing campaigns, signage, graphics fixtures and more.
Among the things to do to make this happen is to identify tourist locations with poor coverage so these points can be considered for inclusion in the long term evolution (LTE) roll outs, Caeg explained.
Following the acquisition, the CICABEL brand will now be formally launched in China, with plans for roll outs in several global markets shortly thereafter.
The launch follows closely on the heels of similar roll outs in the United States, Russia and Africa with the division to be headquartered in Dubai and offering fully integrated sports marketing capabilities.
Vodafone UK has stated to roll outs its 4G in Cramlington.
I think the whole world is looking for more individuality and less roll outs."
However, as with all Android updates, the roll outs will happen region-wise and could take some time to get to your phone.
The company has now reported a massive 63 per cent jump in total sales at 9,003 units in 2012 compared to year-ago period on the back of new product roll outs and enhanced dealership network.
The NDA years actually saw rapid roll outs in terms of road development, the first few years of UPA 1 saw flawed airport development, but development nevertheless.
Mobile VoIP and mobile video calling services are expected to develop significantly faster in developed markets because of the direct correlation between 3G and 4G roll outs and the take up of mobile VoIP and mobile video calling.
She said the cumulative capital investment related to the industry, over the past five years, amounted to approximately N$5.6 billion because telecommunication operators worked on infrastructure deployments, network roll outs, upgrades and expansions.
The downgrade also reflects CRISIL's belief that the company's revenues and profitability will not improve significantly over the medium-term as the telecommunication companies, to conserve capital and accelerate network roll-out, are likely to focus on increased sharing of passive infrastructure, thereby keeping the total tower roll outs at low level.
MORE AND MORE FURNITURE COMPAnies are introducing new products at the Las Vegas Market and while they may save a good share of product roll outs for High Point, there's still plenty of new product to go around.