uncurl

[ uhn-kurl ]
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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to straighten or become straightened out from a curl or curled position.

Origin of uncurl

1
First recorded in 1580–90; un-2 + curl

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British Dictionary definitions for uncurl

uncurl

/ (ʌnˈkɜːl) /


verb
  1. to move or cause to move out of a curled or rolled up position

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