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unzip

[ uhn-zip ]
/ 蕦n藞z瑟p /
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verb (used with object), un路zipped, un路zip路ping.
to open the zipper of.
verb (used without object), un路zipped, un路zip路ping.
to become unzipped.
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Origin of unzip

First recorded in 1935鈥40; un-2 + zip2
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British Dictionary definitions for unzip

unzip
/ (蕦n藞z瑟p) /

verb -zips, -zipping or -zipped
to unfasten the zip of (a garment) or (of a zip or garment with a zip) to become unfastenedher skirt unzipped as she sat down
(tr) computing to decompress (a file) that had previously been zipped
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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