unpacking


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un·pack

 (ŭn-păk′)
v. un·packed, un·pack·ing, un·packs
v.tr.
1. To remove the contents of (a suitcase, for example).
2. To remove from a container, from packaging, or from packing.
3. To remove a pack from (a pack animal).
4. To elucidate or interpret (the meanings implicit in an utterance or text, for example).
v.intr.
To unpack objects from a container.

unpacking

(ʌnˈpækɪŋ)
n
the act of removing the packed contents from a container
Translations

unpacking

[ˈʌnˈpækɪŋ] N to do one's unpackingdeshacer las maletas, desempacar (LAm)

unpacking

nAuspacken nt; to do one’s unpackingauspacken
References in classic literature ?
Nancy's capable hands made short work of unpacking the books, the patched undergarments, and the few pitifully unattractive dresses.
'Tis a maxim tremendous, but trite: And you'd best be unpacking the things that you need To rig yourselves out for the fight."
Having closed and secured the door on Lady Montbarry's departure, Agnes put on her dressing-gown, and, turning to her open boxes, began the business of unpacking. In the hurry of making her toilet for dinner, she had taken the first dress that lay uppermost in the trunk, and had thrown her travelling costume on the bed.
She returned to the dull employment of unpacking her boxes.
This active old servant was unpacking the traveler's canteen and preparing tea.
"Oh yes," she cried, "that is it: Miss Avery has been unpacking your packing-cases."
Tenders are invited for unloading, segregation, distribution, unpacking and stacking of various types of incoming material inside bhel bhopal premises
But this vacation season, maybe you really need a few unpacking tips.
According to the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA (PHS/SPCA), Blair Fingerhut from Foster City, California found the creature while unpacking her luggage, KTVU reported on Tuesday, Sept.
But, on unpacking it, there was a big crack across the screen and the frame was bent on one side.
Crews normally offer unpacking for inspection and removal of rubbish if being left unpacked and we apologise if this was not the case in this instance.