unclamp

verb
un·​clamp | \ ˌən-ˈklamp How to pronounce unclamp (audio) \
unclamped; unclamping; unclamps

Definition of unclamp

transitive verb

: to loosen the clamp of : to free from a clamp

Examples of unclamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As a result, the pressure increase can be large enough to unclamp existing faults and trigger an earthquake. David Bressan, Forbes, 6 Dec. 2021 Clamp for two hours, then unclamp and let sit for another 24. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 1 May 2021

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First Known Use of unclamp

1655, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unclamp was in 1655

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Last Updated

14 Dec 2021

Cite this Entry

“Unclamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclamp. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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