unclog

[ uhn-klog, -klawg ]
/ ʌnˈklɒg, -ˈklɔg /

verb (used with object), un·clogged, un·clog·ging.

to free of an obstruction or impediment: to unclog a drain; to unclog rush-hour traffic.

verb (used without object), un·clogged, un·clog·ging.

to become unclogged: I can't wash the dishes until the drain unclogs.

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Origin of unclog

First recorded in 1600–10; un-2 + clog

OTHER WORDS FROM unclog

un·clog·ger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unclog

unclog
/ (ʌnˈklɒɡ) /

verb -clogs, -clogging or -clogged

(tr) to remove an obstruction from (a drain, etc)
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