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  • v. Present participle of unlock.
  • n. The act by which something is unlocked.


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  • I am not interested in unlocking the iPhone using Jailbreak. it is pointless to have it on T-Mobile without 3G.

    My Big iPhone Break-up

  • The roundworm C. elegans, a staple of laboratory research, may be key in unlocking one of the central biological mysteries: why we sleep.

    Ancient Sleep and Flipping Switches

  • At present it's still not clear if phone unlocking is unlawful.

    Boing Boing: May 15, 2005 - May 21, 2005 Archives

  • I admit I interchange the terms unlocking v. jailbreaking.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • OpenID. net has no instructions, I’ve never seen a “forgot your OpenID?” link on any Web site using it (even the annoying Discus offers that much!) … and no one discussing OpenID on his/her blog seems interested in unlocking the mystery.

    Perception and reality in the land of OpenID | FactoryCity

  • It is a small scene to be sure, but perhaps the most important one in unlocking the famous “Rosebud” mystery of Orson Welles’ masterpiece and one of the greatest films ever made.

    Eric’s Top 10 Defining Christmas Moments » Scene-Stealers

  • As the technology advances, it may prove to be a key factor in unlocking the molecular-level secrets of intracellular dynamics, said Davidson, who directs the magnet lab’s Optical Microscopy Group.

    Revolutionary Microscope Developed | Impact Lab

  • Since they began in the 1990's, electronic theses and dissertations ETDs have been associated with the idea of unlocking access to scholarly publications.

    ETD 2006

  • He barely recalled unlocking the bronze grate and descending into the all-too-familiar odors of the tunnel.

    The White Order

  • I think one of the question obviously in everyone's mind is around the idea of unlocking value and understanding it's a very fluid process at this point, but I was wondering, Fred, if maybe you could just take a step back and help us understand the motivation around the timing to have the management team evaluate the strategic plan at this point.


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