anti-roll

adjective

an·​ti-roll
ˌan-tē-ˈrōl,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-roll (audio)
variants or less commonly antiroll
: designed or serving to reduce vehicular roll
an anti-roll device

Examples of anti-roll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those hydraulic connections eliminate any need for weighty anti-roll bars, and almost magically suppress body roll, pitch, and dive. Lawrence Ulrich, Robb Report, 20 Feb. 2024 In fact, there’s nothing stifling about this super-comfortable underwear, from the flat seams that prevent chafing to the four-way stretch to the anti-roll waistband. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Travel + Leisure, 24 Jan. 2024 The powertrain is bolstered by a raft of chassis upgrades, too; rear-axle steering, adaptive dampers, and active anti-roll bars borrowed from the Turbo S are all standard equipment here. Bradley Iger, Ars Technica, 2 Dec. 2023 Also present is a semi-active roll stabilization system—dubbed AMG Active Ride Control—that does away with standard mechanical anti-roll bars altogether. Peter Bleakney, Robb Report, 21 Nov. 2023 New parts include Nitron dampers, six-link rear suspension, adjustable anti-roll bars, six-piston front brakes, and a limited-slip differential. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 26 Oct. 2023 The front subframe, shown here, provides a rigid mounting for the suspension's lower control arms and anti-roll bar, as well as the steering rack. Jim Frenak, Car and Driver, 7 Sep. 2023 The suspension also features Ohlins four-way adjustable dampers and adjustable anti-roll bars. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, 18 Aug. 2023 Our cars wore optional 21-inch summer rubber and had active anti-roll bars. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 10 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-roll was in 1915

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“Anti-roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-roll. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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