- to remove a cap or cover from (a bottle, container, etc.).
- to free from limits or restrictions: The union is demanding that cost-of-living allowances be uncapped.
- to remove a cap or hat from (the head of a person).
- to remove the cap or hat from the head, as in respect.
Origin of uncap
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Examples from the Web for uncap
Uncap your highlighter, however, when you see the word “Yellowstone” or “father,” or “cancer.”Clues for Finding Forrest Fenn’s Buried Treasure, Part 2
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Upon arriving at that place the men were ordered to uncap their muskets.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents
- (tr) to remove a cap or top from (a container)to uncap a bottle
- to remove a cap from (the head)
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