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un·thread

 (ŭn-thrĕd′)
tr.v. un·thread·ed, un·thread·ing, un·threads
1. To draw out the thread from.
2. To find one's way out of (a labyrinth, for example).

unthread

(ʌnˈθrɛd)
vb (tr)
1. to draw out the thread or threads from (a needle, etc)
2. to disentangle

un•thread

(ʌnˈθrɛd)

v.t.
1. to draw out or take out the thread from.
2. to thread one's way through or out of, as a forest.
3. to disentangle.
[1585–95]

unthread


Past participle: unthreaded
Gerund: unthreading

Imperative
unthread
unthread
Present
I unthread
you unthread
he/she/it unthreads
we unthread
you unthread
they unthread
Preterite
I unthreaded
you unthreaded
he/she/it unthreaded
we unthreaded
you unthreaded
they unthreaded
Present Continuous
I am unthreading
you are unthreading
he/she/it is unthreading
we are unthreading
you are unthreading
they are unthreading
Present Perfect
I have unthreaded
you have unthreaded
he/she/it has unthreaded
we have unthreaded
you have unthreaded
they have unthreaded
Past Continuous
I was unthreading
you were unthreading
he/she/it was unthreading
we were unthreading
you were unthreading
they were unthreading
Past Perfect
I had unthreaded
you had unthreaded
he/she/it had unthreaded
we had unthreaded
you had unthreaded
they had unthreaded
Future
I will unthread
you will unthread
he/she/it will unthread
we will unthread
you will unthread
they will unthread
Future Perfect
I will have unthreaded
you will have unthreaded
he/she/it will have unthreaded
we will have unthreaded
you will have unthreaded
they will have unthreaded
Future Continuous
I will be unthreading
you will be unthreading
he/she/it will be unthreading
we will be unthreading
you will be unthreading
they will be unthreading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unthreading
you have been unthreading
he/she/it has been unthreading
we have been unthreading
you have been unthreading
they have been unthreading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unthreading
you will have been unthreading
he/she/it will have been unthreading
we will have been unthreading
you will have been unthreading
they will have been unthreading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unthreading
you had been unthreading
he/she/it had been unthreading
we had been unthreading
you had been unthreading
they had been unthreading
Conditional
I would unthread
you would unthread
he/she/it would unthread
we would unthread
you would unthread
they would unthread
Past Conditional
I would have unthreaded
you would have unthreaded
he/she/it would have unthreaded
we would have unthreaded
you would have unthreaded
they would have unthreaded
Translations

unthread

[ˈʌnˈθred] VT [+ cloth] → deshebrar, descoser; [+ needle] → desenhebrar; [+ pearls] → desensartar

unthread

vt needleausfädeln; pearlsabfädeln
References in periodicals archive ?
A great way to lose a rod or attachment in a wall or joist space is to twist it so many times in the same direction that it unthreads and comes apart.