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  • v. Present participle of unfurl.

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Examples

  • Not only the awakening of the leaves and the idea of unfurling, but the straining process...

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The clashes have included Shiite youths setting barricades of burning tires and quieter defiance such as unfurling protest banners in busy shopping malls - which is still a powerful act in a region where Western-style demonstrations are rare.

    FOXNews.com

  • From there I was in the rigging, getting into the crow's nest, keeping my eye to the lens as I was inches away from the unfurling of a 400 square foot main sail 80 feet above the waterline -- and pointing the glass at the crew as they went about their seagoing tasks.

    Jerry Nelson: Sea Spray and Time Travel

  • Excitement is amping up as Shanghai prepares for the 2010 World Expo by unfurling stunning feats of architecture ranging from supermassive sun valleys to epic

    Canada Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo Collects Rainwater | Inhabitat

  • Lines stretched out from the Metropolitan Museum of Art entrances like streamers, unfurling down Fifth Avenue in both directions, snaking around fountains, and curling up both sides of the building.

    Not Since the 'Mona Lisa'...

  • Just look at the explosion in investor interest that followed the sovereign debt crisis unfurling in Europe, ” says Klapwijk.

    Still Some Shine Left

  • Organized by the Electric Power Research Institute, EPRI the annual Plug-In conference is one of the industry's major exhibitions that indicates the progress rapidly unfurling in the realm of the electric car.

    Michael Carmichael: Plug-In 2011: Rising Tide for Electric Cars

  • They're only now getting used to the idea that Mr. Lincecum just might have figured out how to keep an arm healthy slinging a mid-90s fastball, despite his small body, shoulder-length hair and a throwing motion that resembles a Slinky unfurling diagonally.

    The Year of the Ace

  • An estimated crowd of 2,000 gathered in downtown Chengdu, capital of China 's southwestern Sichuan Province, unfurling banners and shouting.

    World Watch

  • On Wednesday, hundreds of soldiers and police began fortifying Baghdad's Tahrir Square, checking IDs and photographing the smattering of protesters who had begun unfurling banners reading "No to bribes!" and "The oil money is for the people!"

    Anxiety and hope ahead of Iraq 'Day of Rage' protest

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