un·​clip | \ ˌən-ˈklip How to pronounce unclip (audio) \
unclipped; unclipping

Definition of unclip

transitive verb

: to detach or unfasten from a clip unclip a rope

Examples of unclip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without waiting for a supervisor to help, Couser broke protocol and opened the first gate, according to Big Cat Rescue, and reached into the cage to unclip the second one. Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, "A tiger at Carole Baskin’s sanctuary attacked a volunteer’s arm and ‘nearly tore it off at the shoulder’," 4 Dec. 2020 Both of the oversize mesh water bottle pockets can unclip from the frame and have top and side openings. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Backpacking Backpacks, Tested," 24 June 2020 The front grate is removable with small plastic hooks that are easy to unclip and reattach. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, "This Holmes Blizzard Fan Is Small But Powerful–and Over 1,800 Shoppers Love Its Easy-to-Clean Design," 6 June 2020 Simply unclip the bag, slip the frame out of fabric flaps near the shoulder, extend the fabric sling at the bottom, load up, and clip back in. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Backpacking Backpacks, Tested," 12 Mar. 2020 Tie off the ends with a clear elastic, and unclip the rest of your hair. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Here's Exactly How to Create This Insanely Cool Coachella Braid," 21 Apr. 2018 To finish, unclip the top half of the hair and backcomb to create volume. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Get Kate Moss' '60s-Inspired Bouffant," 11 June 2014

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First Known Use of unclip

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Unclip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclip. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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