Unroll - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʌnˈroʊl|  American pronunciation of the word unroll
Brit.  |ʌnˈrəʊl|  British pronunciation of the word unroll

verb

- reverse the winding or twisting of (syn: unwind)
- unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state (syn: unfurl)

Examples

He carefully unrolled the ancient scroll.

I unrolled the new carpet.

When we arrived at the cabin, we unrolled our sleeping bags.

The hose will unroll if you pull on it.

Last week, the government unrolled a new vaccination campaign.

The scandal unrolled over the course of several weeks.

The mist had settled upon the hills, and unrolled itself upon brook, glade, and tarn.

The sentiment comes to be deliberately unrolled.

He unrolled the carpet.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: unroll
he/she/it: unrolls
present participle: unrolling
past tense: unrolled
past participle: unrolled
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