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rollover

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
rolloverroll‧ov‧er /ˈrəʊləʊvə $ ˈroʊloʊvər/ noun  1 a) [countable] 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) [countable, uncountable] the action of making a bank account, investment etc do thisrollover of The law allows a rollover of retirement money from a company pension to an IRA.2 [countable] British English if there is a rollover in a competition or lottery, nobody wins the biggest prize that week, and the money is added to the prize that can be won the following week3 [countable] an accident in which a car turns over onto its roof4 [uncountable] technical a way of making the images change whenever someone using a MOUSE moves it over a particular word or picture on a computer screen
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rolloverThe law allows a rollover of retirement money from a company pension to an IRA.You can even create rollovers, assigning separate graphics to each rollover state.It supports and stabilizes the foot preventing rollover, whilst absorbing shock from impact.Fireworks' button creation capabilities are further expanded with a more streamlined approach to creating remote rollovers.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrolloverroll‧o‧ver /ˈrəʊləʊvəˈroʊloʊvər/ noun [countable]1American EnglishFINANCE an occasion when an investment is moved from one financial institution to another without being taxeda direct rollover of retirement funds from your former employer to a new pension2when a loan etc that ends in one period of time is replaced by a similar loan etc in the following periodcontinued rollover of maturing commercial paper3MARKETINGan occasion when a company changes the products that it sellsThe new series of machines comes just 10 months after the last rollover of the product line.4COMPUTING a way of making an image change or appear whenever someone uses the MOUSE to move the CURSOR over a particular word or picture on a computer screen
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