- to open or extend (something rolled up)
- to present to view; display
- Obs. to remove from a roll or list
verbun·rolled, un·roll·ing, un·rolls
- To unwind and open (something rolled up).
- To unfold and present to view; reveal.
(third-person singular simple present unrolls, present participle unrolling, simple past and past participle unrolled)
- To straighten something that has been rolled, twisted or curled.
- Unroll your sleeping bag and spread it on the floor of the tent.
- (intransitive) To emerge, be revealed or become apparent; to unfold.
- We will have to see how the events unroll.
- (programming) To replace (a loop in a program) with a repetitive sequence of the individual instructions that the loop would carry out, sometimes used as an optimization.
From un- +"Ž roll.