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 Walking through the rows of irrigated beds, Flores bends his tall frame to unclip a shade cloth covering rows of green and purple leaves. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 12 Apr. 2022 In the dawn hours, while Evonitz was asleep, Kara was able to free one hand from a pair of handcuffs and unclip a leg restraint. Christine Pelisek, PEOPLE.com, 17 Feb. 2022 For some reason, the left one was really hard to unclip from the pedal. Alex Warner, PEOPLE.com, 1 Nov. 2021 But kites, even here, cannot turn into magical jellyfish that unclip from their line and fly, alive, into the woods. oregonlive, 18 Oct. 2021 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, 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, 24 June 2020 The front grate is removable with small plastic hooks that are easy to unclip and reattach. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, 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, 12 Mar. 2020 See More

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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 16 Aug. 2022.

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