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unzip

[uhn-zip] /ʌnˈzɪp/
verb (used with object), unzipped, unzipping.
1.
to open the zipper of.
verb (used without object), unzipped, unzipping.
2.
to become unzipped.
Origin of unzip
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; un-2 + zip2
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unzip

/ʌnˈzɪp/
verb -zips, -zipping, -zipped
1.
to unfasten the zip of (a garment) or (of a zip or garment with a zip) to become unfastened: her skirt unzipped as she sat down
2.
(transitive) (computing) to decompress (a file) that had previously been zipped
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Word Origin and History for unzip
v.

1939, from un- (2) + zip (v.). Related: Unzipped; unzipping.

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