unblock

[ uhn-blok ]
/ ʌnˈblɒk /

verb (used with object)

to remove a block or obstruction from: to unblock a channel; to unblock a person's credit.
Bridge. to play (a suit) so that the last card of the suit in one hand can provide access to the hand of the partnership having the longer holding in the suit.

Nearby words

  1. unblenched,
  2. unblessed,
  3. unblinded,
  4. unblinking,
  5. unblinkingly,
  6. unblooded,
  7. unbloodied,
  8. unblown,
  9. unblushing,
  10. unbodied

Origin of unblock

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + block

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British Dictionary definitions for unblock

unblock

/ (ʌnˈblɒk) /

verb (tr)

to remove a blockage from (a pipe, etc)
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