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tr.v. un·slung (-slŭng′), un·sling·ing, un·slings
1. To remove from a sling or a slung position: unsling a backpack.
2. Nautical To remove the slings of (a yard, for example).
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vb (tr) , -slings, -slinging or -slung
1. to remove or release from a slung position
2. to remove slings from
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v.t. , -slung, -sling•ing.
1. to remove (something) from being slung: to unsling a rifle from one's shoulder.
2. Naut. to take off the slings of; release from slings.
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Past participle: unslung
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