Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To remove the wrapping or wrappings from or become unwrapped.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded; disclose; reveal.
  • To become opened or undone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb remove the outer cover or wrapping of
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English unwrappen, equivalent to un- +‎ wrap.

Examples

  • By examining various cases, we can prove that unwrap (wrap p) ⊑ p for all p, which is to say unwrap ∘ wrap ⊑ id, since information ordering on functions is defined point-wise.

    Planet Haskell

  • Summit Sports employees Mike Redmond, from left, 23, of Waterford, Nicole Chanley, 26, of Waterford and Andy Hedrick, 22, of Lake Orion unwrap a kayak for inspection prior to shipping it to Florida.

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  • So I manually "unwrap" that texture I get from the photo.

    Illucinated: The Magic of Camera Mapping

  • So I manually "unwrap" that texture I get from the photo.

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  • Visitors can 'unwrap' a mummy without it being touched using a computer interactive.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Visitors can 'unwrap' a mummy without it being touched using a computer interactive.

    Incredible Exhibit on Ancient Egypt

  • New travel resource aims to 'unwrap' cotton wool kids

    NZ On Screen

  • New travel resource aims to 'unwrap' cotton wool kids

    NZ On Screen

  • However, in order to conduct an exchange in which one repository can "unwrap" another repository's rich AIPs and understand and use the metadata in them, agreement on more specific shared metadata practices will be critical.

    D-Lib Magazine

  • I can't wait to "unwrap" the stories and ideas you gift me.

    Museum 2.0

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