from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To clear a blockage from (a drain, for example).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove a blockage from.
  • v. To have a blockage removed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To disencumber of a clog, or of difficulties and obstructions; to free from encumbrances; to set at liberty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To disencumber of what clogs; relieve of difficulties or obstructions; free from encumbrances.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. become or cause to become unobstructed


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