Definition of take-off roll in English:

take-off roll


  • 1(Chiefly Textiles and Spinning) a rotating cylinder on to which a fibre, textile, or sheet material is taken off at the end of a stage in its manufacturing process; specifically (especially in early use) one that removes aligned fibre from the doffer of a carding machine.

  • 2Aeronautics the first part of the take-off run of an aeroplane, during which its wheels are in contact with the ground.


Mid 19th century.