Definition of roll-on roll-off in English:

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roll-on roll-off

Pronunciation:

adjective

British
Denoting a passenger ferry in which vehicles are driven directly on at the start of the voyage and driven off at the end of it.
Example sentences
  • The ro-ro ferry, with 12 passengers on board, lost power in gale force winds while approaching St Margaret's Hope in March.
  • The first is by roll-on roll-off vessel, the vehicle being driven below decks where it is secured and then driven off at its destination.
  • The yard is working on eight ships at the moment, five being ro-ro ferries.

Words that rhyme with roll-on roll-off

boff, cough, doff, far-off, off, quaff, scoff, telling-off, toff, trough
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