from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To open or unfasten by means of a zipper or become unzipped.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to open something using a zipper.
- v. to come open by means of a zipper.
- v. To decompress a zip file
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. open the zipper of
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Even on Ares-I, the 'unzip' would still liberate a large amount of incandescent SRM fuel outwards and upwards (even if the AIUS prevented vertical/near-vertical dispersion) that the Orion would have to descend through.
After the initial slow adoption of the gadget, the zipper has even infiltrated our civilian vocabulary now: to "unzip" is literally to open, but also to reveal a truth, as the zipper reveals the body underneath.
DNA molecules can 'unzip' into two separate strands, and when the cell's machinery creates matching strands, the specific pairing between the bases ensures that you get two faithful copies where you had one before.
The tar command is used to "unzip" tgz archive files.
Some experts go further and claim that these pulses can "unzip" te DNA strand, affecting biological processes as gene expression and the own DNA replication, besides speed development of cancer and genetic mutations.
Just click here - you'll need to "unzip" it once you've downloaded it.
Sun Alert 201243 Sun Linux Vulnerabilities in "unzip" and GNU "tar" Commands
The first test scenario replayed benchmark data with a Unix "unzip" to unpack a typical mathematical model that was developed during customer behavior on a Website.
Once that was locked, we had to create a door rig which would in effect 'unzip' between being a completely healed clean door and a door with a very pronounced slash and metal ripped.
DNA can not replicate without proteins to "unzip" it.
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