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roll-up

[rohl-uhp] /ˈroʊlˌʌp/
noun
1.
Also, rollup. something, as a carpet or window shade, that can be rolled up when not in use.
2.
Informal. an increase, as in value or cost.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; noun use of verb phrase roll up
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  • They lifted a steel roll-up door, thinking to get out, and found a group on the other side thinking to get in.
British Dictionary definitions for roll-up

roll up

verb (adverb)
1.
to form or cause to form a cylindrical shape
2.
(transitive) to wrap (an object) round on itself or on an axis: to roll up a map
3.
(intransitive) (informal) to arrive, esp in a vehicle
4.
(intransitive) to proceed or develop
5.
(intransitive) (Austral) to assemble; congregate
noun
6.
(Brit, informal) a cigarette made by hand from loose tobacco and cigarette paper
7.
(Austral) (in the 19th century) a mass meeting of workers on an issue of common concern
8.
(Austral, archaic) the attendance at any fixture: they had a good roll-up
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