unblock(redirected from unblocks)
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tr.v. un·blocked, un·block·ing, un·blocks
To remove or clear an obstruction from: unblock a road; unblock an artery.
to remove a blockage from (a pipe, etc)
to remove a block or obstruction from.
Past participle: unblocked
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|Verb||1.||unblock - clear or remove an obstruction from; "the procedure unblocked his arteries"|
|2.||unblock - play the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding|
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
|3.||unblock - make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"|
issue, supply - circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"