Un·roll v. t. [Written also unrol.]
1. To open, as what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth; to unroll a banner.
2. To display; to reveal.
3. To remove from a roll or register, as a name.
If I make not this cheat bring out another . . . let me be unrolled and my name put in the book of virtue! --Shak.
v 1: reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
[syn: unwind, wind off] [ant: wind]
2: unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or
spread out from a furled state; "unfurl a banner" [syn: unfurl]
[ant: roll up]