Unravelment \Un*rav"el*ment\, n. The act of unraveling, or the state of being unraveled. [1913 Webster]

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  • unravelment — index development (progression), evulsion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unravelment — “+ noun : the act of unraveling or the state of being unraveled : denouement, disentanglement he is a shrewd critic of historical ideas and an apt dialectician in the unravelment of their intention Irwin Edman …   Useful english dictionary

  • unravelment — un·ravelment …   English syllables

  • unravel — unraveler; esp. Brit., unraveller, n. unravelment, n. /un rav euhl/, v., unraveled, unraveling or (esp. Brit.) unravelled, unravelling. v.t. 1. to separate or disentangle the threads of (a woven or knitted fabric, a rope, etc.). 2. to free from… …   Universalium

  • development — I (building) noun commercial building, construction, creation of housing project, development of industrial sites, erection, house building program, housing, industrial area, industrial building, institution of commercial sites, residential… …   Law dictionary

  • evulsion — I noun avulsion, deracination, disengagement, displacement, drawing out, ejection, elicitation, elimination, eradication, excavation, exsection, extirpation, extraction, extrication, plucking out, pull, pulling out, removal, ripping out,… …   Law dictionary

  • unravel — [c]/ʌnˈrævəl / (say un ravuhl) verb (unravelled or, especially US, unraveled, unravelling or, especially US, unraveling) –verb (t) 1. to free from a ravelled or tangled state; disentangle; disengage the threads or fibres of (a woven or knitted… …   Australian English dictionary

  • clarification — [n] explanation description, elucidation, exposition, illumination, interpretation, resolution, simplification, solution, unravelment, vivification; concepts 57,274 Ant. complication, misunderstanding, muddle …   New thesaurus

  • solution — [n1] answer, resolution Band Aid*, clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, key, pay dirt*, quick fix*, result, solving, the ticket*, unfolding, unraveling, unravelment; concepts 230,661,712 Ant. doubt, problem, quandary, question,… …   New thesaurus

  • unravel — [un rav′əl] vt. unraveled or unravelled, unraveling or unravelling 1. to undo (something woven or tangled); untangle or separate the threads of 2. to make clear of confusion or involvement; solve vi. to become unraveled unravelment n …   English World dictionary

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