unweave

[ uhn-weev ]
/ ʌnˈwiv /

verb (used with object), un·wove, un·wo·ven, un·weav·ing.

to undo, take apart, or separate (something woven); unravel.

Origin of unweave

First recorded in 1535–45; un-2 + weave
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Examples from the Web for unweaving

  • How my neck used to ache when looking aloft, unweaving the intricacies of that splendid interior!

    Cathedral Cities of Spain|William Wiehe Collins
  • In the weaving and unweaving of the web of war, it was necessary to begin all over again.

    The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez