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unpin

[ uhn-pin ]
/ ʌnˈpɪn /
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verb (used with object), un·pinned, un·pin·ning.

to remove pins from.
to unfasten or loosen by or as if by removing a pin; detach.

RELATED WORDS

slacken, relax, ease, loose, undo, unlock, untie, alleviate, unscrew, unloose, extricate, unclasp, unfasten, disconnect, unbuckle, separate, disjoin, deliver, free, discharge

Nearby words

unperturbed, unphysiologic, unpick, unpicked, unpile, unpin, unplaced, unplait, unplanned, unplayable, unpleasant

Origin of unpin

1300–50; Middle English unpynnen to unbolt; see un-2, pin
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unpin

/ (ʌnˈpɪn) /

verb -pins, -pinning or -pinned (tr)

to remove a pin or pins from
to unfasten by removing pins
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