unclog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v unclog become or cause to become unobstructed "The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Unclog To disencumber of a clog, or of difficulties and obstructions; to free from encumbrances; to set at liberty.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unclog To disencumber of what clogs; relieve of difficulties or obstructions; free from encumbrances.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Unclog un-klog′ to remove a clog from: to free.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + clog,

Usage

In literature:

Even a brief rest interrupts this strain; it unclogs the wheels of action.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Fresh from sleep and unclogged with food a man's senses cut like knives.
"Adventures In Contentment" by David Grayson
In the morning Gaston, unclogging one eye, perceived that his enemy had gone.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
Each shoe weighs about two pounds when unclogged with snow.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1" by John Franklin
Under the simple lines of his uniform one apprehended the ripple and play of unclogged muscles.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
The river flowed uncurdled, the cataracts fell unclogged.
"Ghetto Tragedies" by Israel Zangwill
It is the supreme function of the state to keep these sources unclogged.
"Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth
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In news:

Bard Inc, a leading maker of inflatable catheters used by doctors to unclog arteries, was riding high last year.
Many doctors are unclogging arteries to treat the pain, providing quick relief.
One of the Angels' biggest challenges this off-season is unclogging the glut of overpaid hitters on their roster.
Here are some options for unclogging this season.
Taking small steps to unclog Market Street.
Lawmakers Seek to Unclog Road to Confirmation.
Tom Vanderbilt's Why We Drive the Way We Do Unlocks How to Unclog Traffic.
Successfully unclogging drains depends on a few simple tools and knowledge of the layout of pipes hidden in your home.
Unclogging drains without using chemicals is easier than you think, and you don't need expensive tools to get the job done.
Did you know that a well placed firework can unclog a toilet.
Keeping Pumps Unclogged at a National Landmark.
Using arm is better for unclogging heart arteries .
Are there specific fluids that are best to unclog drains.
"I've put on boots and gotten a rake to try to unclog the drain ," Jones said.
City spokesperson David Bevens says the Mayor 's wife took him to Stormont-Vail where he underwent an angioplasty that afternoon to unclog a blocked artery.
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