- 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 uncapped
Wired internet connections at home and at work give them plenty of uncapped internet access when they need it.AT&T’s New “Sponsored Data” Scheme is a Tremendous Loss for All of Us
January 7, 2014
He took out a capsule, uncapped it, and bent over the sleeper.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines
H. Irving Hancock
I took a coke out of the cooler and uncapped it on the side of the machine.Direct Wire
When the nest was first picked up, one cell containing a well formed pupa was uncapped.Journal of Entomology and Zoology
Their punching power may be taken roughly as about 2⁄3 that of an uncapped armour-piercing shot.
Equally as mechanically, and while he was still reading, he uncapped the point of the pen.Motor Matt's Race
Stanley R. Matthews
- (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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