unroll

[ US /ˌənˈɹoʊɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnɹˈə‍ʊl/ ]
VERB
  1. unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unfurl a banner
  2. reverse the winding or twisting of
    unwind a ball of yarn
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How To Use unroll In A Sentence

  • This brushpot typifies the pictorial quality characteristic of so many later vessels, which were often worked as if the surface of the jade were a sheet of paper or a scroll to be unrolled.
  • When you're ready to assemble the canapés, unroll the ballottines and cut each into 2cm-thick slices. Times, Sunday Times
  • I used to stay until Claudette Colbert was unrolled from the Persian carpet, then I left.
  • Unrolling it with a few clacks, he revealed the map's contents.
  • She unrolled the cloth, laid it on the floor, and, after a few seconds 'study, selected a pick and a tensioner. The Empress File
  • When I opened my razor case on the following morning, I found a paper, upon unrolling of which I found a ringlet of hair, with the word Felice on the envelope. Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808
  • But in most parts of it, the red carpet so eagerly unrolled for me is swiftly jerked out from under his feet.
  • The group showed its appreciation of Mr. Haden by playing his tunes, which unrolled like scenes in a classic film: The bright and optimistic "Hello My Lovely" could have underscored a scene of boy-meets-girl; the romping calypso "Child's Play" belonged under a dance sequence; and the excruciatingly haunting ballad "First Song" clearly represented a moment of heartbreak. Getting Down to Brass Tacks
  • Ataren said nothing but got to work on opening and unrolling the old scroll.
  • Unrolling his bedroll, Muammar made himself as comfortable as possible, dreams of power and glory still filling his head.
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