to remove the stopper from: to unstop a bottle.
to free from any obstruction; open: to unstop a sewer.
to draw out the stops of (an organ).
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How to use unstop in a sentence
unstop your ears, and a roar as of St. Lawrence enters: stop your ears, and it is muffled.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols) | Thomas De Quincey
Neither by being touched nor shaken could he be awakened; to effect this, it was necessary to open his eye and unstop his ear.Reincarnation | Th. Pascal
unstop one ear, and observe that the ticking or vibration is heard loudest in the stopped ear.A Practical Physiology | Albert F. Blaisdell
She tried by increased tenderness and love to unstop his silent lips and to make him tell what was lying so heavily on his heart.Legends of the Rhine | Wilhelm Ruland
They at once began to open their eyes, unstop their ears, and to unloose their tongues.
British Dictionary definitions for unstop
to remove the stop or stopper from
to free from any stoppage or obstruction; open
to draw out the stops on (an organ)
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