[ hot-rohl, -rohl ]

verb (used with object)Metalworking.
  1. to roll (metal) at a heat high enough to permit recrystallization.

Origin of hot-roll

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby hot-roll Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use hot-roll in a sentence

  • Mr. Trabb had sliced his hot roll into three feather-beds, and was slipping butter in between the blankets, and covering it up.

    Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
  • Half a kidney and one piece of bacon between a split hot roll makes a delicious sandwich.

    Campward Ho! | Unknown
  • For rolls, a hot-roll cover is both convenient and attractive.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • More than once she had given them a hot roll or so or a freshly baked little tartlet with fruit in the center.

    The Lost Prince | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • You can't expect me to give you two hundred florins, and then give you a hot roll to carry in your heart.

    St. Peter's Umbrella | Klmn Mikszth