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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To undo (sewing) by removing stitches.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To pick; open with a pick or other instrument.
  • To pick out; undo by picking: as, to unpick stitches.
  • To pick out the stitches of; rip.
  • To pick out stitches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To pick out; to undo by picking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb sewing To undo sewing stitches.
  • verb knitting To undo knitting in order to reuse the wool.
  • verb To unravel or untangle the threads of a rope etc.
  • verb figuratively To disassemble.

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

  • verb undo (the stitches) of (a piece of sewing)
  • verb become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

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