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packaged in a tubelike container one end of which is equipped with a rotating ball that dispenses and spreads the liquid content directly.
a roll-on preparation:
spray deodorants and roll-ons.
adj., noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Youngblood and his colleagues are currently developing less-expensive spray- or
techniques for making the coating.
It uses a
, roll-off system to transfer containers between trains and ships.
The military hire
, roll-off ships to move tanks, supplies and equipment around.
My personal experience with
luggage in remote places without roads is that you always can pay someone to carry it for you.
, roll-off shipments will cut shipping time by two-thirds, trim packaging and handling costs.
British Dictionary definitions for
) used to express the wish that an eagerly anticipated event or date will come quickly
roll on Saturday
(of a deodorant, lip gloss, etc) dispensed by means of a revolving ball fitted into the neck of the container
a woman's foundation garment, made of elasticized material and having no fastenings
a liquid cosmetic, esp a deodorant, packed in a container having an applicator consisting of a revolving ball
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Three meals of thin gruel a day, with an onion twice a week, and half a roll on Saturdays.
Roll on, thou ball, roll on! Through pathless realms of Space
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On leaf of palm, on sedge-wrought roll; On plastic clay and leathern scroll, Man wrote his thoughts;...
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