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1The unveiling of a new aircraft or spacecraft.
- ‘At the roll-out ceremony in January enthusiastically called the aircraft the ‘crowning achievement of a human and industrial adventure’.’
- 1.1 The official launch or introduction of a new product or service.
- ‘There was no mention of the slow roll-out of broadband services in the country.’
- ‘However, he is critical of the slow roll-out of the service.’
- ‘Both companies have rowed back on plans for the roll-out of digital television services.’
- ‘The roll-out of embedded products is expected to commence before the end of the current financial year.’
- ‘There is little reason to suspect that the roll-out of 3G services should be any less fraught.’
- ‘Shareholders can expect to see a continued roll-out of new product lines and distribution channels.’
- ‘Real risk lies in the possibility that the current difficulties will be used to delay the roll-out.’
- ‘The public sector is doing everything it can and is very committed to the roll-out of services, but it is up to businesses now to do what they have to.’
- ‘But it is the delays in the completion of critical technical projects that have significantly handicapped the time frame for the roll-out of services.’
- ‘It is because cable companies aren't marketing it as aggressively as the roll-out of their higher-margin digital-TV services.’
- ‘There's been a good roll-out of e-government services and plenty of broadband fibre laid.’
- ‘This has tended to hinder the roll-out and uptake of broadband services among the domestic and SME communities.’
- ‘They expected to replace existing copper or glass fibre cables and play a large part in the roll-out of digital services.’
- ‘But rivals are now beginning the roll-out of their own next generation services - albeit more tentatively.’
- ‘Today it announced it was delaying the roll-out of unbundled broadband services to residential customers until next year.’
- ‘A detailed information booklet will be available to support the roll-out of the service.’
- ‘As we generate the roll-out of a portfolio of products over the next year, it will generate its own momentum.’
- ‘Consider the cost and results of a ‘hit and miss’ national roll-out as opposed to those of a narrowly focused launch targeted at the most likely consumer.’
- ‘The national roll-out will be completed by summer.’
- ‘Initial adopters tend to be technical people, but at the next level companies have to go through proper marketing and product roll-out.’
The stage of an aircraft's landing during which it travels along the runway while losing speed.
3A play in which the quarterback runs toward the sideline before attempting to pass or advance.
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