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  • v. Present participle of untether.


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  • Liasson says that Obama is untethered from the Democratic base, and he'll move to the center, and then, presumably, that Democratic base will ensure that Obama is not the President anymore by "untethering" themselves from the idea of "voting for him."

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Little could he have imagined that unveiling would later become an emblem for untethering Egypt from Britain itself.

    The Return Of the Veil

  • His palm pressing against the front of my panties sent a shock wave across my body, untethering my tenuous grip on the reins of my self-control.

    Small Victory: the realm of pawns

  • Perhaps it's because certain stories require a calm, undistracted time to achieve their effect of untethering children from the here-and-now and of stirring their imaginations in hazy, indefinable ways.


  • No wonder the TV industry is madly scrambling to prevent broadband from untethering their customers from coaxial.

    Marty Kaplan: The End of Hollywood as We Know It

  • Or you're simply untethering your supernatural horror from Christianity, after all--basically giving up on the whole "Christian horror" schtick, at least in that regard.

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  • That power is untethering, leaping off desktops into our hands.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Literacy of Cooperation Course Starts Wed, Jan 5

  • Certainly a huge part of this revolution comes from untethering the most powerful communication tools of our time.

    Losing the Wires | Impact Lab

  • More recently, that power is untethering and leaping off the desktops.

    Howard Rheingold on collaboration

  • He walked slowly away from the cracking stones of the white wall toward the distant corner of the field where Fissar was untethering two mounts.

    The Chaos Balance


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