roll-on roll-off


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Noun1.roll-on roll-off - a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
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After the Dynamica arrived at the port, Soldiers and civilians from the 838th discharged the barge and loaded the helicopters onto the American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier vessel Liberty.
THE pounds 25m roll-on roll-off terminal at Birkenhead's Twelve Quays passed its first trial in a series of tests yesterday.
Proud officials of American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier, Montvale, N.J., welcomed the ship to its fleet.