rolldown

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

roll +‎ down

Adjective[edit]

rolldown (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being rolled down.
    • 1992, Aras Ören, Please, no police
      Then he rolled down the wooden blinds inside, opened the door and pulled halfway down the metal rolldown shutter outside.
  2. (pinball) Describing an older form of pinball where the player rolls a ball manually down the table rather than propelling it onto the table with a plunger.
    • 1948, Billboard (24 January 1948, page 76)
      New rolldown uses pinball-size balls and, except for the fact that the game has the conventional open rolldown table end and does not use a plunger, the game's playing surface resembles the pinball variation of Bermuda.