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unstitch

(ʌnˈstɪtʃ)
vb (tr)
1. (Knitting & Sewing) to remove or undo the stitches of
2. to undo (work that has been done)

unstitch


Past participle: unstitched
Gerund: unstitching

Imperative
unstitch
unstitch
Present
I unstitch
you unstitch
he/she/it unstitches
we unstitch
you unstitch
they unstitch
Preterite
I unstitched
you unstitched
he/she/it unstitched
we unstitched
you unstitched
they unstitched
Present Continuous
I am unstitching
you are unstitching
he/she/it is unstitching
we are unstitching
you are unstitching
they are unstitching
Present Perfect
I have unstitched
you have unstitched
he/she/it has unstitched
we have unstitched
you have unstitched
they have unstitched
Past Continuous
I was unstitching
you were unstitching
he/she/it was unstitching
we were unstitching
you were unstitching
they were unstitching
Past Perfect
I had unstitched
you had unstitched
he/she/it had unstitched
we had unstitched
you had unstitched
they had unstitched
Future
I will unstitch
you will unstitch
he/she/it will unstitch
we will unstitch
you will unstitch
they will unstitch
Future Perfect
I will have unstitched
you will have unstitched
he/she/it will have unstitched
we will have unstitched
you will have unstitched
they will have unstitched
Future Continuous
I will be unstitching
you will be unstitching
he/she/it will be unstitching
we will be unstitching
you will be unstitching
they will be unstitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unstitching
you have been unstitching
he/she/it has been unstitching
we have been unstitching
you have been unstitching
they have been unstitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unstitching
you will have been unstitching
he/she/it will have been unstitching
we will have been unstitching
you will have been unstitching
they will have been unstitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unstitching
you had been unstitching
he/she/it had been unstitching
we had been unstitching
you had been unstitching
they had been unstitching
Conditional
I would unstitch
you would unstitch
he/she/it would unstitch
we would unstitch
you would unstitch
they would unstitch
Past Conditional
I would have unstitched
you would have unstitched
he/she/it would have unstitched
we would have unstitched
you would have unstitched
they would have unstitched
Translations

unstitch

[ˈʌnˈstɪtʃ] VTdescoser
to come unstitcheddescoserse

unstitch

vt seamauftrennen; zipheraustrennen; to come unstitchedaufgehen; (fig)nicht klappen, danebengehen
References in periodicals archive ?
In a particularly poetic line, it's noted that at dawn, "the stars were unstitching themselves from the blanket sky.
A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, Our stitching and unstitching has been naught.
compensations are made in the translators' list, for example Paul Henry, whose 'Lineage' betters Annes Glyn's original 'Llinach' based on a family tree from Adam to Edward IV: 'From King Primate to refugee / I scratched the parched earth for water, / food, unstitching my lineage / from the cracked plains, / believing in it.
Yes," I said, smiling, "A line will take us hours maybe;/Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, / Our stitching and unstitching has been naught.
A line will take us hours maybe; / Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, / Our stitching and unstitching has been naught," wrote William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) about the creative process (1).
First we made a 2' x 2' timber frame then, after unstitching a duvet cover, we stretched the fabric over, stapled it in place and hung it on the wall.
First we made a 2" x 2" timber frame then, after unstitching a duvet cover, we stretched the fabric over, stapled it in place and hung it on the wall.
Once in a while, when I could do some stitching or unstitching on a column to make it better, she would exult about it, and that was pay dirt.
He and close friends in the department rang journalists, unstitching the Government's denials.
Roy Carroll, a competent cat but no more, becomes the last line of a rebuilt rearguard which Danish striker Mikkel Beck and Lille's top scorer, Bruno Cheyrou, will be confident of unstitching.
I said, "A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, Our stitching and unstitching has been naught.