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  • v. Present participle of unfix.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Anyone want action on an iTunes 8.2.2 release that fixes the unfixing of the fix?

    UFies.org: July 2009 Archives

  • Wolfson sums this up quite eloquently, linking this feature with Keats's musicality: The urn befriends its readers the way Keats's rhyme doesby encouraging our imaginative activity in a perpetual fixing and unfixing of what we think we know.

    Teaching Like an Urn

  • A ripple like fire ran down the line of sepoys; they were unfixing bayonets before marching away.

    Burmese Days

  • By this time some fifty officers and blue-jackets were about the roof and ledge, some discussing, others unfixing lanterns and festoons, with shouted directions.

    The Lord of the Sea

  • Something has been fixed at last, and I most certainly shall not consent to any further unfixing.

    Ayala's Angel

  • I most certainly shall not consent to any further unfixing.

    Ayala's Angel

  • Jiuy√©mon, seeing that his wife did not come to open the door, got impatient at last, and forced it open by unfixing the sliding shutter and, entering the house, found himself face to face with his wife and her lover, who were both in such confusion that they did not know what to do.

    Tales of Old Japan

  • But this was not so great a misfortune as at first it might seem, for he had the spare flint locks and the little screw-driver necessary for fixing and unfixing them stowed away in his shot pouch.

    The Dog Crusoe and his Master

  • 'For in the fourth holiday of the Festival, while the Convent were all singing _Completorium, _ our Lord Abbot spoke privily with the Sacristan and Walter the Medicus; and order was taken that twelve of the Brethren should be appointed against midnight, who were strong for carrying the panel-planks of the Shrine, and skillful in unfixing them, and putting them together again.

    Past and Present

  • Sacristan and Walter the Medicus; and order was taken that twelve of the Brethren should be appointed against midnight, who were strong for carrying the pannel-planks of the Shrine, and skilful in unfixing them, and putting them together again.

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

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