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English definition of “roll-on roll-off”

roll-on roll-off

adjective [before noun]     /ˌrəʊlˌɒnˌrəʊlˈɒf/ US  /ˌroʊlˌɑːnˌroʊlˈɑːf/ (informal ro-ro,   /ˈrəʊ.rəʊ/   US  /ˈroʊ.roʊ/) UK
describes a ship built so that vehicles can drive on at one end and off at the other: a roll-on roll-off ferryPassenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
(Definition of roll-on roll-off adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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