unlatch


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un·latch

 (ŭn-lăch′)
v. un·latched, un·latch·ing, un·latch·es
v.tr.
To unfasten or open by releasing the latch.
v.intr.
To become unfastened or opened.

unlatch

(ʌnˈlætʃ)
vb
to open or unfasten or come open or unfastened by the lifting or release of a latch

unlatch


Past participle: unlatched
Gerund: unlatching

Imperative
unlatch
unlatch
Present
I unlatch
you unlatch
he/she/it unlatches
we unlatch
you unlatch
they unlatch
Preterite
I unlatched
you unlatched
he/she/it unlatched
we unlatched
you unlatched
they unlatched
Present Continuous
I am unlatching
you are unlatching
he/she/it is unlatching
we are unlatching
you are unlatching
they are unlatching
Present Perfect
I have unlatched
you have unlatched
he/she/it has unlatched
we have unlatched
you have unlatched
they have unlatched
Past Continuous
I was unlatching
you were unlatching
he/she/it was unlatching
we were unlatching
you were unlatching
they were unlatching
Past Perfect
I had unlatched
you had unlatched
he/she/it had unlatched
we had unlatched
you had unlatched
they had unlatched
Future
I will unlatch
you will unlatch
he/she/it will unlatch
we will unlatch
you will unlatch
they will unlatch
Future Perfect
I will have unlatched
you will have unlatched
he/she/it will have unlatched
we will have unlatched
you will have unlatched
they will have unlatched
Future Continuous
I will be unlatching
you will be unlatching
he/she/it will be unlatching
we will be unlatching
you will be unlatching
they will be unlatching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unlatching
you have been unlatching
he/she/it has been unlatching
we have been unlatching
you have been unlatching
they have been unlatching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unlatching
you will have been unlatching
he/she/it will have been unlatching
we will have been unlatching
you will have been unlatching
they will have been unlatching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unlatching
you had been unlatching
he/she/it had been unlatching
we had been unlatching
you had been unlatching
they had been unlatching
Conditional
I would unlatch
you would unlatch
he/she/it would unlatch
we would unlatch
you would unlatch
they would unlatch
Past Conditional
I would have unlatched
you would have unlatched
he/she/it would have unlatched
we would have unlatched
you would have unlatched
they would have unlatched
Translations

unlatch

[ˈʌnˈlætʃ] VT [+ door] → alzar el pestillo de, abrir levantando el picaporte de

unlatch

vtentriegeln
References in classic literature ?
The patience of waiting, when he wanted to go home and when Steward continued to sit at table and talk and drink beer, was his, as was the patience of the rope around the neck, the fence too high to scale, the narrowed- walled room with the closed door which he could never unlatch but which humans unlatched so easily.
There are nations that will not fling away the empire of earth in order to slight an unknown man and insult a noble woman whose boots they are not fitted to unlatch. There are nations not blinded to Science, not given over hand and foot to effete snobocracies and Degenerate Decadents.
"I think it is all right; but there may be a window or two unlatched. We had better look; you might take a candle and see.
Clare unlatched the door of a large chamber, felt his way across it, and parted the shutters to the width of two or three inches.
So the yellow hen came to the door, which Dorothy unlatched for her to pass through, and the other chickens silently watched them from their corner without offering to approach nearer.
Quickly they found the key and unlatched the door and then, between them, they half carried, half dragged, the corpse of E-Med from the room and down the stairway to the next level where Lan-O said there were vacant chambers.
Certainly, if Fluffy had not poked an insistent paw and nose against Pollyanna's unlatched door, the door would not have swung noiselessly open on its hinges until it stood perhaps a foot ajar; and if the door had not been open, Pollyanna would not have heard her aunt's words.
With a new and lively interest in his own actions the sheriff now unlatched and pushed open a door on the right, and the three entered.
The drawing-room door was unlatched, and Martha, pushing it without looking into the room, waited for Mrs.
The Wizard unlatched the door, which opened outward, and they all looked eagerly inside.
Tarzan tried the window and found it unlatched. All was quiet within.
As Professor Maxon and von Horn rushed from the workshop to their own campong, they neglected, in their haste, to lock the door between, and for the first time since the camp was completed it stood unlatched and ajar.