Meaning of “roll-on roll-off” in the English Dictionary

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"roll-on roll-off" in British English

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roll-on roll-offadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌrəʊlˌɒn ˌrəʊlˈɒf/ us /ˌroʊlˌɑːn ˌroʊlˈɑːf/ informal ro-ro, uk /ˈrəʊ.rəʊ/ us /ˈroʊ.roʊ/ UK

A roll-on-roll-off ship is built so that vehicles can drive on at one end and off at the other:

a roll-on roll-off ferry

(Definition of “roll-on roll-off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"roll-on, roll-off" in Business English

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roll-on, roll-offadjective [ before noun ]

uk us abbreviation RORO UK TRANSPORT

used to describe a ship built so that vehicles can drive directly on and off:

He runs a major car and roll-on, roll-off shipping and logistics company.
a roll-on, roll-off ferry

(Definition of “roll-on, roll-off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)