transitive verb Date: 1611 to restore to an original smooth condition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • uncrumple — verb a) To return something which has been crumpled, closer to its original state. I took the wadded up letter from the trash and carefully uncrumpled it. b) Having been crumpled, to return closer to ones original state. As the newspaper… …   Wiktionary

  • uncrumple — verb remove the crumples from; straighten …   English new terms dictionary

  • uncrumple — un·crumple …   English syllables

  • uncrumple — “+ verb Etymology: un (II) + crumple transitive verb : to smooth the creases and wrinkles from uncrumpled the letter … laid it on his knee, and ironed it with the palm of his hand J.F.Powers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Le Monocle de Mon Oncle — is a poem from Wallace Stevens s first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in 1918. [Buttel, p. 86. See also the LibriVox site for the complete public domain poems of Wallace Stevens. [http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4077] …   Wikipedia

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