roll to (someone or something)

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roll to (someone or something)

1. To move over to someone or something in a rolling motion, on wheels, or atop or inside of something with wheels. The ball rolled all the way to the other end of the field. The man rolled to the window in his wheelchair.
2. To cause someone or something to move over to someone or something else in a rolling motion, on wheels, or atop or inside of something with wheels. A noun or pronoun is used between "roll" and "to." Roll the cart to the next aisle so we can fill it up with supplies. We rolled the patient to the operating room on the gurney.
3. To come to some position or status after rolling. The cart rolled to a stop just inches away from the wall. He put the car in neutral and let it roll to a slow coasting speed.
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roll something to someone or something

to send something revolving toward someone or something or moving toward someone or something on wheels. I rolled the ball to the baby, who just sat and looked at it. The blow with the mallet rolled the croquet ball to the wicket.
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Use the pull rolls to pull the sheet and as soon as the melted "blob" passes through the roll gaps, the rolls can be closed.
In elastomer compounding, excess heat generated by the shear forces of the counter-rotating rolls is removed by cooling the rolls to promote good handling and reduce sticking.
The stand's design also allows for narrow rolls to be staggered across the width of the sheeter.
During a shutdown, the Albany team installed reflective tape on all former rolls to facilitate speed checks.
That's right, it's time to get that barbecue going with a wide range of Kingsmill Rolls to choose from - including Kingsmill White Rolls, Kingsmill Sandwich Baps, Kingsmill Premium White Rolls and Kingsmill Tasty Wholemeal Rolls.
A short conveyor spur delivers rolls to either of two pickup stations.
It also uses dual linear bearings (instead of one) opposing each other at each end of the rolls to prevent torsion during product changes or on start-up and ramp-down.
The profile is selected so that the roll separating forces which cause the rolls to bow apart in the center are partially compensated for by grinding the center to a larger diameter.
Machine suppliers had to learn how to control the temperatures and nip profiles in the rolls to maintain good belt life.
Roll appearance becomes a bigger issue as converters buy larger and larger rolls to minimize waste during roll splicing.
* Place pure or reinforced silicone gum (R-gum) on mill rolls, adjust rolls to obtain desired nip and allow gum or R-gum to bond on fast roll and to thoroughly freshen.
Bored or cored rolls can be replaced with drilled rolls to achieve a significant improvement in heat transfer capabilities.
It also has an S-wrap of two rubber pull rolls turning three to four times faster than the preheat rolls to stretch the film.
A new servo-driven indexing station moves finished rolls to the unload position in under 2 sec, helping reduce tail scrap during indexing and web cutover.