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  • v. Present participle of unthread.

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Examples

  • Yes, you can let them use a desktop client via IMAP but surely an unthreading option is not that hard.

    Gmail getting there but still needs unthread « Squash

  • “As-salatu khairum minannaum,” he murmured, unthreading himself from around me and sticking each leg into his gray flannel pajama pants.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • Nicephorus Briennius was under the necessity of “unthreading the rude eye of rebellion,” and throwing such lights as were in his power upon the progress of the conspiracy.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Jack loosed the crisscrossing riband of satin, unthreading it, then peeling down the delicate material so she could shift free of it.

    SEASONS OF GOLD

  • Thread can be knotted into the eye of the needle if for any reason it is required to be quite safe from accidental unthreading.

    Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving

  • Life, in such a case, may not offer a field of sufficient extent for unthreading the fatal links that have been wound about the machinery of health and have crippled its natural play.

    The Opium Habit

  • And now, having too long detained you with my vagaries, let me say "good night," for it is getting dark, and before midnight I must patrol the keyboard for at least four hours, unthreading the digital intricacies of

    Old Fogy His Musical Opinions and Grotesques

  • Patriarch, withdrawing into the interior of the Blacquernal Palace, where Nicephorus Briennius was under the necessity of "unthreading the rude eye of rebellion," and throwing such lights as were in his power upon the progress of the conspiracy.

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12

  • While we're not quite up to unthreading the comments, we do want to keep the cher public happy.

    parterre box

  • However, one piece of advice I will pass along - regardless of whether I'm playing a 'good' or 'bad' reel tape these days, I NEVER fast-forward or rewind without unthreading the tape from the tape guides - this will depend on your machine, but for FF and Rew, pass the tape directly between the reels themselves without touching the guides.

    MacInTouch

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