Definition of uncurl
: to become straightened out from a curled or coiled position
: to straighten the curls of : unroll
Examples of uncurl in a Sentence
The snake uncurled and slithered off.
uncurled the ribbon and flattened it out
Recent Examples of uncurl from the Web
Late spring is time for the white bells of salal, intermingled with uncurling fronds of new ferns, and one of my favorites: tiny starflowers, with their single pinkish-white, seven-pointed star shining from a cluster of deep green leaves.
Using a water hose, uncurl it to make a straight line in the grass.
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First Known Use of uncurl
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Definition of uncurl for English Language Learners
: to make (something that is curled or coiled) straight
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Definition of uncurl for Students
: to make or become straightened out from a curled position
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