unknot(redirected from unknotting)
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tr.v. un·knit or un·knot·ted, un·knot·ting, un·knots
To untie or undo (a knot).
In knot theory, a knot that can be unraveled in three-dimensional space into an untangled loop without cutting it or intersecting it with itself.
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to untie a knot in (something)
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Past participle: unknotted
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|Verb||1.||unknot - become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread"|
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
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