unstick

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un·stick

 (ŭn-stĭk′)
tr.v. un·stuck (-stŭk′), un·stick·ing, un·sticks
To free from a condition of adhesion: couldn't unstick the window.

unstick

(ʌnˈstɪk)
vb, -sticks, -sticking or -stuck
(tr) to free or loosen (something stuck)

un•stick

(ʌnˈstɪk)

v. -stuck, -stick•ing. v.t.
1. to free, as one thing stuck to another.
v.i.
2. to become unstuck.
[1700–10]

unstick


Past participle: unstuck
Gerund: unsticking

Imperative
unstick
unstick
Present
I unstick
you unstick
he/she/it unsticks
we unstick
you unstick
they unstick
Preterite
I unstuck
you unstuck
he/she/it unstuck
we unstuck
you unstuck
they unstuck
Present Continuous
I am unsticking
you are unsticking
he/she/it is unsticking
we are unsticking
you are unsticking
they are unsticking
Present Perfect
I have unstuck
you have unstuck
he/she/it has unstuck
we have unstuck
you have unstuck
they have unstuck
Past Continuous
I was unsticking
you were unsticking
he/she/it was unsticking
we were unsticking
you were unsticking
they were unsticking
Past Perfect
I had unstuck
you had unstuck
he/she/it had unstuck
we had unstuck
you had unstuck
they had unstuck
Future
I will unstick
you will unstick
he/she/it will unstick
we will unstick
you will unstick
they will unstick
Future Perfect
I will have unstuck
you will have unstuck
he/she/it will have unstuck
we will have unstuck
you will have unstuck
they will have unstuck
Future Continuous
I will be unsticking
you will be unsticking
he/she/it will be unsticking
we will be unsticking
you will be unsticking
they will be unsticking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unsticking
you have been unsticking
he/she/it has been unsticking
we have been unsticking
you have been unsticking
they have been unsticking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unsticking
you will have been unsticking
he/she/it will have been unsticking
we will have been unsticking
you will have been unsticking
they will have been unsticking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unsticking
you had been unsticking
he/she/it had been unsticking
we had been unsticking
you had been unsticking
they had been unsticking
Conditional
I would unstick
you would unstick
he/she/it would unstick
we would unstick
you would unstick
they would unstick
Past Conditional
I would have unstuck
you would have unstuck
he/she/it would have unstuck
we would have unstuck
you would have unstuck
they would have unstuck
Translations

unstick

[ˈʌnˈstɪk] VTdespegar

unstick

pret, ptp <unstuck>
vtlösen, losmachen ? also unstuck
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