(redirected from rolling back)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.


To commit a Robbery by force. A record of the proceedings of a court or public office.

In some states, a judgment roll is required to be filed by the clerk of the court when he or she enters judgment. It normally contains the summons, pleadings, admissions, and each judgment and order involving the merits of the case or affecting the final judgment. In the federal courts and most state courts, judgments are recorded in the civil docket or criminal docket.

In old English practice, a judgment roll was a roll of parchment containing the entries of the proceedings in an action at law including the entry of judgment. It was filed in the treasury of the court.

A tax roll is a list of the persons and property subject to the payment of a particular tax, with the amounts due; it is compiled and verified in proper form to enable the collecting officers to enforce the tax.


noun account, album, catalogue, census, directory, docket, document, enumeration, index, ledger, list, membership, muster, record, register, registry, roster, schedule, tabula
See also: docket, file, record, register, schedule

ROLL. A schedule of parchment which may be turned up with the hand in the form of a pipe or tube. Jacob, L. D. h.t.
     2. In early times, before paper came in common use, parchment was the substance employed for making records, and, as the art of bookbinding was but little used, economy suggested as the most convenient mode of adding sheet to sheet, as were found requisite, and they were tacked together in such manner that the whole length might be wound up together in the form of spiral rolls.
     3. Figuratively it signifies the records of a court or office. In Pennsylvania the master of the rolls was an officer in whose office were recorded the acts of the legislature. 1 Smith's Laws, 46.

References in periodicals archive ?
The bottom-filled molds without the filter represented an intermediate case in which the test-bars filled more quiescently than the top-filled molds, although some entrainment was caused by a rolling back wave in the runner bar.
While some punters said that along with RBI's inclination to tighten rates, rolling back of stimulus could affect growth, others felt the government has to bite the bullet in the forthcoming Budget itself for the longer term benefit.
They succeeded a few years ago by rolling back the two-thirds requirement for tax hikes for school bonds to 55 percent.
EPA, which stunned, clean-air advocates by rolling back EPA standards covering smog and soot.
Since the program's inception, taxpayers have had the option of rolling back an APA's methodology to any open years, subject to agreement by the local IRS district and the Competent Authorities of the applicable taxing jurisdictions.
The new module reveals to IT professionals exactly how to fix issues and quickly restore business operations by rolling back offline devices to their last known working configuration.
But Jerry Gewe, the chief operating officer of the DWP water system, said Friday that rolling back the rates would have disastrous consequences.
Odometer fraud is the illegal practice of rolling back odometers to make it appear that vehicles have lower mileage than they actually do.
This may be changing as evidenced by the recent victory of a California ballot initiative rolling back insurance rates.
0 includes new Recovery Sets that protect disk and volume information, which can be used when rolling back a system to a different hard disk after drive failures.
Officials at the Auto Club of Southern California, which supported rolling back the fee, said it was good news for motorists, but the group also remains concerned about the effect on local governments.