rollover
noun Date: 1945 1. the act or process of rolling over 2. a motor vehicle accident in which the vehicle overturns

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  • Rollover — is a type of vehicle accident, where a vehicle turns over on its side or roof. The main cause for rolling over is turning too sharply while moving too fast. Dynamics The force of inertia (acting in the direction opposite to the one it is turning) …   Wikipedia

  • rollover — [rōl′ō΄vər] n. ☆ 1. the refinancing of a maturing note, etc. ☆ 2. the reinvesting of funds in such a way as to defer the payment of taxes * * * roll·o·ver (rōlʹō vər) n. 1. The act or process of rolling over. 2. An accident in which a motor… …   Universalium

  • rollover — roll·over / rōl ˌō vər/ n: the act or process of rolling over Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • rollover — (n.) also roll over an overturning, 1945; see ROLL (Cf. roll) (v.) + OVER (Cf. over). Economic verbal sense of reinvest is from 1957 …   Etymology dictionary

  • rollover — [rōl′ō΄vər] n. ☆ 1. the refinancing of a maturing note, etc. ☆ 2. the reinvesting of funds in such a way as to defer the payment of taxes …   English World dictionary

  • Rollover — Most term loans in the Euromarket are made on a rollover basis, which means that the loan is periodically repriced at an agreed spread over the appropriate, currently prevailing LIBO rate. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * rollover… …   Financial and business terms

  • rollover — Means that a loan is periodically repriced at an agreed spread over the appropriate, currently prevailing rate. Most term loans in the Euromarket are made on a rollover basis as to current LIBOR rate . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary In relation… …   Financial and business terms

  • Rollover — A rollover is when you do the following: 1. Reinvest funds from a mature security into a new issue of the same or a similar security. 2. Transfer the holdings of one retirement plan to another without suffering tax consequences. 3. Move a forex… …   Investment dictionary

  • rollover — roll|ov|er [ˈrəuləuvə US ˈroulouvər] n 1.) a) when money is moved from one bank account or ↑investment to another without any tax or other ↑fees having to be paid ▪ Many CD rollovers happen in October. b) [U and C] the action of making a bank… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rollover — [[t]ro͟ʊloʊvə(r)[/t]] rollovers 1) N COUNT: usu singular In a lottery draw, a rollover is a prize that includes the prize money from the previous draw, because nobody won it. 2) N COUNT: usu singular In finance, a rollover is when a loan or other …   English dictionary

  • rollover — UK [ˈrəʊlˌəʊvə(r)] / US [ˈroʊlˌoʊvər] noun Word forms rollover : singular rollover plural rollovers 1) [countable] a situation in which no one wins the prize money from a lottery competition and it is added on to the money for the next… …   English dictionary

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