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English definition of “unscrew”

unscrew

verb [T]
 
 
/ʌnˈskruː/
TWIST to remove something by twisting it: I can't unscrew the lid.Unfastening and opening
REMOVE METAL PIECES to remove something by taking the screws (= small, metal pieces) out of itRemoving and extracting
(Definition of unscrew from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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