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un·screw

 (ŭn-skro͞o′)
v. un·screwed, un·screw·ing, un·screws
v.tr.
1. To take out the screw or screws from.
2. To loosen, adjust, or remove by rotating.
v.intr.
To become or allow to become unscrewed.

unscrew

(ʌnˈskruː)
vb
1. (Building) (tr) to draw or remove a screw from (an object)
2. (tr) to loosen (a screw, lid, etc) by rotating continuously, usually in an anticlockwise direction
3. (intr) (esp of an engaged threaded part) to become loosened or separated: the lid wouldn't unscrew.

un•screw

(ʌnˈskru)

v.t.
1. to draw or loosen a screw from (a hinge, bracket, etc.).
2. to unfasten or withdraw by turning, as a screw or lid.
3. to open (a jar, bottle, etc.) by turning the lid or cover.
v.i.
4. to permit of being unscrewed.
[1595–1605]

unscrew


Past participle: unscrewed
Gerund: unscrewing

Imperative
unscrew
unscrew
Present
I unscrew
you unscrew
he/she/it unscrews
we unscrew
you unscrew
they unscrew
Preterite
I unscrewed
you unscrewed
he/she/it unscrewed
we unscrewed
you unscrewed
they unscrewed
Present Continuous
I am unscrewing
you are unscrewing
he/she/it is unscrewing
we are unscrewing
you are unscrewing
they are unscrewing
Present Perfect
I have unscrewed
you have unscrewed
he/she/it has unscrewed
we have unscrewed
you have unscrewed
they have unscrewed
Past Continuous
I was unscrewing
you were unscrewing
he/she/it was unscrewing
we were unscrewing
you were unscrewing
they were unscrewing
Past Perfect
I had unscrewed
you had unscrewed
he/she/it had unscrewed
we had unscrewed
you had unscrewed
they had unscrewed
Future
I will unscrew
you will unscrew
he/she/it will unscrew
we will unscrew
you will unscrew
they will unscrew
Future Perfect
I will have unscrewed
you will have unscrewed
he/she/it will have unscrewed
we will have unscrewed
you will have unscrewed
they will have unscrewed
Future Continuous
I will be unscrewing
you will be unscrewing
he/she/it will be unscrewing
we will be unscrewing
you will be unscrewing
they will be unscrewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unscrewing
you have been unscrewing
he/she/it has been unscrewing
we have been unscrewing
you have been unscrewing
they have been unscrewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unscrewing
you will have been unscrewing
he/she/it will have been unscrewing
we will have been unscrewing
you will have been unscrewing
they will have been unscrewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unscrewing
you had been unscrewing
he/she/it had been unscrewing
we had been unscrewing
you had been unscrewing
they had been unscrewing
Conditional
I would unscrew
you would unscrew
he/she/it would unscrew
we would unscrew
you would unscrew
they would unscrew
Past Conditional
I would have unscrewed
you would have unscrewed
he/she/it would have unscrewed
we would have unscrewed
you would have unscrewed
they would have unscrewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unscrew - loosen something by unscrewing itunscrew - loosen something by unscrewing it; "unscrew the outlet plate"
loosen, loose - make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
2.unscrew - loosen by turningunscrew - loosen by turning; "unscrew the bottle cap"
loosen, loose - make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
screw - tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions; "Screw the bottle cap on"
Translations
يَفُك اللولَبيَفُكُّ اللَوْلَب
odšroubovat
skrue af
ruuvata auki
odviti
skrúfa úr/af
ねじを緩める
나사를 빼다
atskrūvētnoskrūvēt
odskrutkovať
odviti
skruva loss
คลายเกลียว
sökmekvidalasını gevşetmek/sökmek
nới lỏng

unscrew

[ˈʌnˈskruː]
A. VTdestornillar; [+ lid] → desenroscar
B. VIdestornillarse; [lid] → desenroscar

unscrew

[ˌʌnˈskruː] vt
(= undo) [+ cap, top] → dévisser
She unscrewed the top of the bottle → Elle a dévissé le bouchon de la bouteille.
(= remove the screws from) [+ handle, sign, mirror] → dévisser

unscrew

vt (= loosen)losschrauben; plate, lid alsoabschrauben; to come unscrewedsich lösen
visich los- or abschrauben lassen; (= become loose)sich lösen

unscrew

[ʌnˈskruː]
1. vtsvitare
2. visvitarsi

unscrew

(anˈskruː) verb
to remove or loosen (something) by taking out screws, or with a twisting or screwing action. He unscrewed the cupboard door; Can you unscrew this lid?

unscrew

يَفُكُّ اللَوْلَب odšroubovat skrue af losschrauben ξεβιδώνω destornillar ruuvata auki dévisser odviti svitare ねじを緩める 나사를 빼다 losschroeven skru opp odkręcić desaparafusar, desparafusar откручивать skruva loss คลายเกลียว sökmek nới lỏng 旋松
References in classic literature ?
When I seemed to have been dozing a long while, the Master at Salem House unscrewed his flute into the three pieces, put them up as before, and took me away.
He's a wonderful man, without his living likeness; but I feel that I have to screw myself up when I dine with him - and I dine more comfortably unscrewed.
Having deposited our mournful burden upon tressels within this region of horror, we partially turned aside the yet unscrewed lid of the coffin, and looked upon the face of the tenant.
One of the sailors, posted on the top ladderstep, unscrewed the bolts of the panels.
Happily then, when it was not too late, I thought of a danger I had hitherto forgotten, and reaching over the bars of the machine I unscrewed the little levers that would set it in motion, and put these in my pocket.
No, monsieur," returned the count; and he drew from his pocket a marvellous casket, formed out of a single emerald and closed by a golden lid which unscrewed and gave passage to a small greenish colored pellet about the size of a pea.
He unscrewed the mouthpiece of his silver water-pipe, fitted a plain amber one, and passed the pipe to me.
He could see him dimly by the window, which he had unscrewed and opened, peering down.
He went below with a monkey-wrench, unscrewed the nut, and let the hook drop off.
Removal of the casket from its box was less easy, but it was taken out, for it was a perquisite of Jess, who carefully unscrewed the cover and laid it aside, exposing the body in black trousers and white shirt.
Every attempt has been made, the screw has come unscrewed.
He held the usual screwed bit of whitey- brown paper in his hand, from which he ever and again unscrewed a spare pinch of snuff.