Definition of unbolt
: to open or unfasten by withdrawing a bolt
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No longer does the Camry bob disconnectedly over ruffled pavement as if someone unbolted the shocks and threw them overboard.
NASA Flight Engineers Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson were at the controls of the Canadarm2 robotic arm to release Cygnus after it was unbolted from the Earth-facing port of the Unity module.
With these panels, four men can basically unbolt a panel and take it off.
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