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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unzip.


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  • Helicase enzymes are best known for "unzipping" DNA for replication, but have many other functions for DNA repair and maintenance. - latest science and technology news stories

  • By 'unzipping' the DNA, one is left with one side of the strand whose rungs can then be paired up with matching rungs.

    COSMOS magazine - The science of everything

  • By 'unzipping' the DNA you end up with a track that can be used rather like the teeth in a clockwork mechanism.

    Impact Lab

  • Brazil, and Yayoi Kusama from Japan; some who physically deconstructed the elements of a painting, as when Richard Tuttle pinned irregularly-shaped sections of canvas to the gallery wall or Karen Carson "unzipping" her canvases in the 1970s; and still others who blatantly mocked the "mandatory" components of a painting.

    Art Knowledge News

  • (PhysOrg. com) -- By "unzipping" carbon nanotubes, researchers have shown how to make flat graphene ribbons. - latest science and technology news stories

  • By "unzipping" carbon nanotubes, researchers can make graphene ribbons. - latest science and technology news stories

  • A Cornell research team's experiments involve the "unzipping" of single DNA molecules. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Greasy beans 'disappearance from the collective Appalachian larder results not from any shortcomings in their flavor, but a pervasive preference for beans that don't require "unzipping," in mountain parlance.


  • [Uh, my bag is giving me this problem] The zipper that keeps 'unzipping' because it's broken?

    Wusws Here...

  • I think it's the profile folder. no name: firefox 3.0 portable it is NOT portable, when you should it install! package provided by portableapps is not working just unzipping it. actually, it is not unzippable wit winzip or winrar (it is 7z installer). and after that (ie: "unzipping" it with uniexctract) it just says: mozilla firefox, portable edition, cannot be started, you may wish to re-install to fix this issue. (error: firefox. exe could not be found). yea, we can dig in configuration files, but it is not the solution! or what???

    The Portable Freeware Collection


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