Roll Cloud

Science / Weather / Roll Cloud: A relatively rare, low-level, horizontal, tube-shaped cloud. Although they are associated with a thunderstorm, they are completely detached from the base of the cumulonimbus cloud.

Other Words for Roll

Roll Verb Synonyms: undulate, billow, rise and fall
Roll Adjective Synonyms: rotate, cycle, turn (over (and over)), wheel, trundle, revolve, go (a)round, orbit, tumble, somersault or somerset or summersault or summerset
Roll Noun Synonyms: pass, go, flow, slip, flit, glide, slide, move (on), expire, elapse, disappear, vanish, evaporate

Roll Roofing

Business / Construction / Roll Roofing: Asphalt roofing products manufactured in roll form. 36-inch wide rolls with and 108 square feet of material. Weights are generally 45 to 90 pounds per roll. MORE

Roll Up

Business / Finance / Roll Up: To move to an option position with a higher exercise price. In venture capital, refers to the venture capitalist forcing small firms to merge operations in order to reduce costs MORE

Roll Over Mortgage

Business / Debt / Roll Over Mortgage: Mortgage for which the unpaid balance is refinanced every few years at then-current rates is a roll over mortgage. This is good for the borrower and bad for the lender if interest rates are falling, a MORE

Roll Over

Business / Finance / Roll Over: To reinvest funds received from a maturing security in a new issue of the same or a similar security. MORE

Roll Order

Business / Finance / Roll Order: (1) Dividend roll; (2) Replacement of a maturing position with an identical one in the new maturity; (3) Recognizition of capital gain or loss while reestablishing the position at the risk of the mark MORE

Roll Out

Entertainment / Bowling / Roll Out: A ball that loses its side rotation before hitting the pins; the hook action stops at that point and the ball straightens out; generally undesirable; see also hookout and hook and set. MORE