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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unpack.

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Examples

  • Le Guin unpacks this infuriating adjective and explains Aeneas to us much better than any translation could.

    February Books 16) Lavinia, by Ursula Le Guin

  • Composite annotations are instead supported via an AnnotatedElements interface, which provides all the familiar annotation-related methods, and "unpacks" registered composite annotations to their "leaf" types.

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  • Composite annotations are instead supported via an AnnotatedElements interface, which provides all the familiar annotation-related methods, and "unpacks" registered composite annotations to their "leaf" types.

    Hottest News Articles

  • Stripping the IM force down to leader Tom Cruise -- aided and abetted by Paula Patton, Simon Pegg and new recruit Jeremy Renner -- and paring the story down to a struggle to prevent a megalomaniacal terrorist from triggering WWIII, the film under the direction of animation vet Brad Bird, here making his live-action debut unpacks some of the baggage accrued in the previous installments to become a lighter, wittier exercise in epic action.

    Dan Persons: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

  • Stripping the IM force down to leader Tom Cruise -- aided and abetted by Paula Patton, Simon Pegg and new recruit Jeremy Renner -- and paring the story down to a struggle to prevent a megalomaniacal terrorist from triggering WWIII, the film under the direction of animation vet Brad Bird, here making his live-action debut unpacks some of the baggage accrued in the previous installments to become a lighter, wittier exercise in epic action.

    Dan Persons: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

  • Though "The Dictator's Handbook" contains many points that are common-sensical—of course government transfer payments ensure voter loyalty—the pithy volume unpacks these political truisms, challenging readers to apply them to contemporaneous politics.

    It's Good to Be Boss

  • Benjamin stands beside his bed and unpacks his few things — wire cutters, knife, tape, line, two blocks of C-4, wallet, brush, and a small stuffed animal — a monkey.

    Monkey Business

  • I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Critchley for the Q&A for the upcoming August/September issue of the Shambhala Sun and I got to talk to him about his latest book, The Book of Dead Philosophers, which unpacks 3,000 years of philosophical history by explaining how “190 or so” philosophers have kicked off.

    Shambhala SunSpace » 2009 » May

  • All of this is central to Trilling's greatness, and Mr. Kirsch unpacks it cogently and passionately.

    The Last of His Kind

  • Isbell ranges widely, unpacks her evidence meticulously, synthesizes disparate and difficult material economically, addresses counterarguments scrupulously, and writes cleanly, often gracefully, and occasionally even playfully.

    Cover to Cover

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