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unclamp

[uhn-klamp] /ʌnˈklæmp/
verb (used with object)
1.
to undo the clamps of:
to unclamp one's ski boots.
Origin of unclamp
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; un-2 + clamp
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  • Wait till I unclamp my fingers from this suit case handle and I'll shake hands.

    Homeburg Memories George Helgesen Fitch

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