Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense and past participle of unwind.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unwind.

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Examples

  • "And certainly, many of us believe that one way that this can come unwound is through sectarian violence."

    Mullen 'extremely concerned' over eruption of violence in Iraq

  • The blanket was removed and a blood-sodden strip of linen unwound from the German boy's right forearm, which was hanging to his shoulder by a few shreds of flesh and sinew.

    Combed Out

  • He worked a thousand looms himself, and ever they speeded up, faster and faster, and his brain unwound, faster and faster, and became the thread that fed the thousand flying shuttles.

    The Apostate

  • He worked a thousand looms himself, and ever they speeded, faster and faster, and his brain unwound, faster and faster, and became the thread that fed the thousand flying shuttles.

    The Apostate

  • In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body partsharvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to uphold their beliefs and, perhaps, save their own lives.

    Books With Bite Teen Reads

  • Still, at the center we sat for a moment and enjoyed the quiet, placed pebbles to anonymously announce our presence, and "unwound" our way out.

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  • The latest rise had "unwound" much of the drop in unemployment seen in the previous March quarter and indicated a period of "volatility" in the labour market, Government statistician

    Hawke's Bay Today

  • He has said that he has "unwound" his online businesses.

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  • We went through all the code and "unwound" these locking order changes and re-ran the benchmark tests*.

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  • ING's retail business in Ukraine will be "unwound," while life insurance activities in China and Japan are under review.

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