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verb (used with object), un·wove, un·wo·ven, un·weav·ing.
  1. to undo, take apart, or separate (something woven); unravel.
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Origin of unweave

First recorded in 1535–45; un-2 + weave
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Her maternal uncle then puts on her neck a string of unwoven unbleached cotton thread dyed with turmeric.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • The ceiling was made of a variety of handsomely colored wools in the unwoven state, blended together with artistic effect.

  • These apples will not stand for the world to see that I picked them; your dairy work is unwoven like a dream.

    In the Border Country

    Josephine Daskam Bacon

  • Aunt Morin would question, question maddeningly, until the rainbow of her fairy-tale was unwoven.

    The Rough Road

    William John Locke

  • Over one of them the woven product passes as the loom is operated, while the other holds the unwoven warp.