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Roll Back

To sell an option position and buy another with the same underlying asset and strike price, but with an earlier expiration date. One may also call this rolling backward.
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The train begins rolling backward and sends you careening through a dark mountain cave.
My IP had to actuate the emergency brakes to get the plane to stop rolling backward.
According to a witness, a while after the driver got down from the truck it started rolling backward and traveled some 30 meters down the slope before hitting the children, the police said.
Hill start assist helps keep the vehicle from rolling backward, making it easier to pull away when on a slope or hill.
There was the time during a pick-up basketball game when he took a charge from a 25-year-old, a jolt that sent him rolling backward on the gym floor, head over heels.
Barragan's 1998 Freightliner stopped at a shoulder with a slight uphill grade before rolling backward.
Finehout, 39, emerged from a flatbed truck when the vehicle, its engine still running, began rolling backward down a slight grade.
Unless the incline is extremely gradual (at least 20 feet long for every foot of rise), it must end in a level platform so that a wheelchair user can open the door without struggling to keep from rolling backward down the incline.
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC) also come standard on all models, the former assisting in preventing the vehicle from rolling backward when trying to pull away from an uphill gradient, while the latter locks the vehicle at a slow speed down steep grades so the driver can focus their attention on steering.
A Eugene woman suffered a serious head injury Wednesday when she slipped beneath her vehicle as she tried to jump into the passenger seat to stop it from rolling backward, the Oregon State Police said.
EDT, and the car struck a wall and began rolling backward, police said.
By momentarily holding brake pressure when the driver's foot moves from the brake pedal to the accelerator, Hill Start Assist helps prevent the vehicle from rolling backward when moving from a standstill on an incline.