uncase


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uncase

(ʌnˈkeɪs)
vb (intr)
archaic to get undressed; undress
vb (tr)
to remove or release from a case; unpack; uncover
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Verb1.uncase - get undresseduncase - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
undress, disinvest, divest, strip - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
take off - take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"
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When you go to the clay ranges, be prepared to get some sharp looks when you uncase a pump shotgun with rifle sights and an extended magazine tube.
The opportunity for retailers to save on the laborious effort to uncase and stock individual packages on pegs is the obvious first step in converting to shelf-ready packaging.
When I'm cruising the desert outback, if I come across a covey of quail in season or a cottontail crossing the road, I stop, uncase the DGL and go hunting.
Towards the end, when blindmates are finishing limits, you can uncase the Itailian-made smokewagon and shoot your birds--just be ready for the spotlight ...
If part of the reason you purchase a gun is a secret desire to see a look of wonder on the faces of others when you uncase it, this lever rifle will accomplish just that.
When it was just about time to uncase the shotguns and get started, two trucks full of hunters parked just beyond us and got out.
Going forward, all I needed to do was uncase the gun, unfold the bipod legs, press the monopod button and slide behind the gun.
Surprisingly often they'll uncase what is genetically called a "Mare's Leg"--a shortened version of a lever-action rifle, usually a copy of the Winchester 92.
The unit can uncase and pack bottles at speeds up to 15 cases per minute, abcpackaging.com
I didn't uncase my typewriter until the start of my sophomore year, when our class dean suggested, but did not decree, that we hand in typed double-spaced papers to make life easier for our professors.
"El escritor argentino y la tradicion" shows how much Borges was at uncase with some popular ideas of his time and at the same time how difficult it is to explain the constitution of identities in a different way.