Unbitting
Unbit \Un*bit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbitting}.] [1st pref. un- + bit.] (Naut.) To remove the turns of (a rope or cable) from the bits; as, to unbit a cable. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • Unbit — Un*bit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbitting}.] [1st pref. un + bit.] (Naut.) To remove the turns of (a rope or cable) from the bits; as, to unbit a cable. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unbitted — Unbit Un*bit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbitting}.] [1st pref. un + bit.] (Naut.) To remove the turns of (a rope or cable) from the bits; as, to unbit a cable. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unbit — v.t., unbitted, unbitting. adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unbit — v.t., unbitted, unbitting. adj …   Useful english dictionary

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