Definitions

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  • v. To resolve or restraighten (something previously swirled).

Etymologies

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un- +‎ swirl

Examples

  • Leads started pouring in after Interpol used computer technology to unswirl images found online revealing Neil's identity.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2007

  • His image was scramble but using technology, they were able to unswirl it and reveal it, putting it on out on web pages all over the world.

    CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2007

  • Now, forensic experts in Germany, as we reported last week, used technology to unswirl the face, and reveal this picture.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2007

  • Last week, investigators figured out how to unswirl that image, revealing his face and tracking Neil down after hundreds and hundreds of tips came in to Thailand.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2007

  • International police were able to unswirl his image and identify him in photos that were posted online where he was abusing children.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2007

  • Well, police were able to use a new technology to unswirl that image and reveal his face.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2007

  • Also there is some new information this morning about the international manhunt for a child predator and about the technology that's helping police officers unswirl a suspect's attempt to hide his image.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2007

  • Last week investigators figured out how to unswirl the image, revealing his face, and they were able to track Neil down to Thailand.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2007

  • You know, how extraordinary is it that they were able to unswirl that image using computer technology and then send it out to the public and that's ultimately how they got their hands on him?

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2007

  • But German computer experts, who were leading this investigation, have been able to work out mathematically how to unswirl that image and produce this identifiable image.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2007

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