Definition of unlatch
: to open or loose by lifting the latch
: to become loosed or opened
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And the top is mechanically simple—just unlatch and fold down.
Watch: Raven Outsmarts A Trash Can Filmed in Haines, Alaska, the bird uses its problem-solving abilities to unlatch the top of the can and fling it to the ground.
Lovell was the first to unlatch his restraint belt and pop out of his seat.
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First Known Use of unlatch
UNLATCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unlatch for English Language Learners
: to open or loosen (something, such as a door) by lifting a latch
UNLATCH Defined for Kids
Definition of unlatch for Students
: to open by lifting a latch
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