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uncap

[uhn-kap]
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verb (used with object), un·capped, un·cap·ping.
  1. to remove a cap or cover from (a bottle, container, etc.).
  2. to free from limits or restrictions: The union is demanding that cost-of-living allowances be uncapped.
  3. to remove a cap or hat from (the head of a person).
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verb (used without object), un·capped, un·cap·ping.
  1. to remove the cap or hat from the head, as in respect.
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Origin of uncap

First recorded in 1560–70; un-2 + cap1
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uncap

verb -caps, -capping or -capped
  1. (tr) to remove a cap or top from (a container)to uncap a bottle
  2. to remove a cap from (the head)
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