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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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Telescoped rolls have a problem of the outside layers sliding to one end.
This arrangement of hard and soft rolls means that the bottom of the sheet is in contact with the heated rolls in the top of the stack followed by a reversing set of soft rolls.
Calender rolls must be round and free of run-out at ambient temperature.
Description: Long, crispy, sunfire spring rolls are stuffed with stir-fried vegetables and spicy coconut chicken and arrive with a Thai-style spicy peanut dipping sauce.
The first pair consists of steel-on-steel rolls that engage for thorough conditioning action on a variety of crops.
Steve Carmichael, sales/service engineer; Southeast for Weavexx, Wake Forest, North Carolina, noted that in the forming section, rolls are one of the key items to monitor.
On the calender (figure 2), pressure is built up from the rolling bank to the nip of the rolls.
Spring rolls, firecrackers, whatever they're titled, these crispy appetizers almost seem like an outgrowth of the sushi explosion.
Corrugator roll depth gauge: After zeroing and using appropriate gauge blocks for calibration, this instrument measures the chordal flute depth of the corrugating rolls.
The paper industry utilizes robber-covered rolls throughout the paper making process.
By utilizing laser engraving, computer rendering and other technology-driven surface finishing processes, Standex Engraving has been able to reduce the cost and time required to place grains and textured finishes on molds and rolls used by its customers.
12 inch wide steel plate Minimum 300 mm diameter hot mill rolls for 2-high work rolls or 4-high backup rolls Minimum 95 mm diameter cold mill rolls for 4-high work rolls Maximum rolling speed must be at least 0.
When placed under high loads, typical steel/chrome rolls used in standard sheet stacks will eventually pull away from each other in the center, creating a gap between the top two rolls that is wider in the center than at the edges.