un·​case | \ ˌən-ˈkās How to pronounce uncase (audio) \
uncased; uncasing

Definition of uncase

transitive verb

: to remove a case or covering from (something) uncase a pair of binoculars

Examples of uncase in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The guides convened, deciding after witnessing our demonstration in rowing futility to bind the rafts together, tighten down gear once more, and uncase a motor to ease our Ben Hur-style ramming speed on what was now a watery treadmill. Sunset Magazine, 28 July 2022 Gusts of 65 miles per hour hit us head-on, prompting us to tie all four rafts together, tighten down gear once more, and uncase a motor to ease the pain of what was becoming futile manual labor. J.d. Simkins, Sunset Magazine, 4 May 2022 Other band members drift in, uncase their instruments and take quick solos before the full band swings into the close. Susan Delson, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2021 In a search, the officer found a Smith & Wesson MP .40-caliber handgun, which was uncased and unloaded under the passenger seat. Staff Report, chicagotribune.com, 5 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of uncase

1589, in the meaning defined above

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8 Aug 2022

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“Uncase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncase. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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