unweave

verb
un·​weave | \ ˌən-ˈwēv How to pronounce unweave (audio) \
unwove\ ˌən-​ˈwōv How to pronounce unweave (audio) \; unwoven\ ˌən-​ˈwō-​vən How to pronounce unweave (audio) \; unweaving

Definition of unweave

Examples of unweave in a Sentence

if you want the scarf to be perfect, you're going to have to unweave the last three inches and fix the mistake
Recent Examples on the Web But the gesture only draws attention to itself, unweaving Shakespeare’s web. Edward Rothstein, WSJ, 11 July 2019 Yamahira — who now lives in Seattle after living in New York, London and Tokyo — unweaves canvasses, releasing the individual fibers to reveal the true nature of a form that usually plays a supporting role. Gayle Clemans, The Seattle Times, 7 Aug. 2018 Yamahira — who now lives in Seattle after living in New York, London and Tokyo — unweaves canvasses, releasing the individual fibers to reveal the true nature of a form that usually plays a supporting role. Gayle Clemans, The Seattle Times, 7 Aug. 2018 To interrogate shadows or go into terrain & unweave the map. David C. Ward, Smithsonian, 27 Apr. 2017 To interrogate shadows or go into terrain & unweave the map. David C. Ward, Smithsonian, 27 Apr. 2017 To interrogate shadows or go into terrain & unweave the map. David C. Ward, Smithsonian, 27 Apr. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of unweave

1542, in the meaning defined above

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“Unweave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unweave. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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