un·​cap | \ ˌən-ˈkap How to pronounce uncap (audio) \
uncapped; uncapping

Definition of uncap

transitive verb

: to remove a cap or covering from uncap a bottle uncap a pen

Examples of uncap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In many towns, the mere mention of the name of a perpetrator or victim of a heinous crime can uncap a wellspring of raw emotions for family members, longtime residents and law enforcement officers. Chris Green Rockford Register Star, al, 5 Nov. 2021 Browse for new bottles to uncap or uncork and try Drizly by saving $5 on your first order of $20 or more with promo code SPRINGINTOSUMMER5. Greta Good, Chron, 30 June 2021 So why is Suozzi so determined to uncap the SALT deduction? Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 12 Dec. 2020 My everyday struggles regularly included a battle to uncap my mascara or a scuffle to sharpen my eyeliner with one of those tiny makeup sharpeners. Chloé Toscano, Allure, 1 Dec. 2020 Leela uncapped her bottle and looked me over, taking her time. Seija Rankin, EW.com, 5 May 2020 The shootings have uncapped a wave of vigilante violence against other rape suspects. New York Times, 21 Dec. 2019 Moleskine’s signature thick paper, storage folder, and elastic closure are an invitation to uncap a fountain pen by candlelight and compose the next great musical. Popular Science, 23 Apr. 2020 The shootings have uncapped a wave of vigilante violence against other rape suspects. New York Times, 21 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of uncap

1566, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncap. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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