Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To remove a stopper from.
  • transitive verb To remove an obstruction from; open.
  • transitive verb Music To pull out the stops of (a pipe organ).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To unstopper.
  • To free from any obstruction; open. To draw or pull out the stops of (an organ).

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

  • transitive verb To take the stopple or stopper from.
  • transitive verb To free from any obstruction; to open.

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

  • verb To remove a stoppage; to clear a blockage.
  • verb To unplug or uncork a container.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A moratorium on the HVCC would help unstop the cork.

    U.S. to mortgage firms: Pick up the pace

  • Some months after that a miracle warrior, mighty and unstop pable, appeared in besieged Stalingrad, and the German forces quaked at his fury.

    Masked

  • Some months after that a miracle warrior, mighty and unstop pable, appeared in besieged Stalingrad, and the German forces quaked at his fury.

    Masked

  • What else is scripture but our spoken Word, divine words that open eyes and unstop ears?

    Archive 2009-02-15

  • Two thousand and nine years later, what do we have to open our eyes and unstop our ears?

    Archive 2009-02-15

  • And find ways to unstop the bottleneck in the process, or in other words, "the 535 members of Congress."

    Why the GOP Should Grab the Transparency Mantle with Both Hands (and Perhaps a Foot)

  • Freely given and freely received, God's graces sharpen the eyes and unstop the ears.

    Occult knowledge, hidden treasure

  • If a toilet overflows, you unstop it, but you may also try to understand what caused the problem in the first place so that it doesnt stop up again.

    Enough Already

  • My friends, intellectual and spiritual pride that blinded me for so long ... even though I had followed God all my life, it took a supernatural work of grace to unstop my spiritual ears and remove the blinders.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • My friends, intellectual and spiritual pride that blinded me for so long ... even though I had followed God all my life, it took a supernatural work of grace to unstop my spiritual ears and remove the blinders.

    "Amazing Grace" ... Is It Really?

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