Definitions

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  • v. To loosen; to make something less tight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make less tight or tense; to loosen.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The new release is intended to offer Google the ability to "untighten" selectively, without giving anyone the satisfaction of being able to point definitively as to exactly how that is being achieved.

    Traffick

  • Gaia felt her muscles untighten, and she pulled away reluctantly.

    Payback

  • The RBA is sending the banks and households a message that it is prepared to do whatever it takes to untighten financial conditions and free up the flow of credit through the banking system, TD Securities senior strategist Joshua Williamson said.

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  • The RBA is sending the banks and households a message that it is prepared to do whatever it takes to untighten financial conditions and free up the flow of credit through the banking system, TD Securities senior strategist Joshua

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  • The screw fitting kit comes in very handy, not every one has torque screwdrivers at home and the difference between EU and US screws sometimes make it impossible to untighten these screws.

    OCTools

  • If you are a musicianist look at the frets, feel the frets, make sure the strings tighten / untighten properly, etc.

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