unsnap
transitive verb Date: 1892 to loosen or free by or as if by undoing a snap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unsnap — [unsnap′] vt. unsnapped, unsnapping to undo the snap or snaps of, so as to loosen or detach vi. to become opened or unfastened by means of a SNAP (n. 6) …   English World dictionary

  • unsnap — index disengage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unsnap — /un snap /, v.t., unsnapped, unsnapping. to undo by or as if by opening snap fasteners: to unsnap a dress. [1860 65; UN 2 + SNAP] * * * …   Universalium

  • unsnap — verb To unfasten (something held by snaps) …   Wiktionary

  • unsnap — v. open by unfastening snaps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unsnap — verb (unsnaps, unsnapping, unsnapped) unfasten or open with a brisk movement and a sharp sound …   English new terms dictionary

  • unsnap — un·snap …   English syllables

  • unsnap — un•snap [[t]ʌnˈsnæp[/t]] v. t. snapped, snap•ping to open or release by or as if by undoing a snap fastener • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • unsnap — /ʌnˈsnæp/ (say un snap) verb (t) (unsnapped, unsnapping) to release by opening a snap or catch. {un 2 + snap (def. 14) …   Australian English dictionary

  • unsnap — “+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + snap : to loosen or free by or as if by undoing a snap : undo, release the groom unsnaps the halter the great beast unsnaps its jaws …   Useful english dictionary

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