Definition of roll-on roll-off adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


roll-on roll-off

BrE BrE//rəʊl ˌɒn rəʊl ˈɒf//
; NAmE NAmE//roʊl ˌɑːn roʊl ˈɔːf//
, NAmE//roʊl ˌɑːn roʊl ˈɑːf//
[usually before noun] (abbreviation ro-ro) (British English) Types of boats and ships
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(of a ship) designed so that cars can be driven straight on and off a roll-on roll-off car ferry See related entries: Types of boats and ships