unsnarl

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v unsnarl extricate from entanglement "Can you disentangle the cord?"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unsnarl To disentangle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Unsnarl un-snarl′ to disentangle.
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Usage

In literature:

I'm relying on that being some help to unsnarl this tangle of telling who they are.
"Just David" by Eleanor H. Porter
It can snarl and unsnarl lives; it can buy favour and cause terror.
"The Man Thou Gavest" by Harriet T. Comstock
The new dog driver, in attempting to unsnarl the traces of his dogs, had let them get away from him.
"The North Pole" by Robert E. Peary
If he does, he has gone out to sea where he can have room enough to unsnarl his tongue.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
But he could get the Bunch unsnarled and in motion.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
The driver, after severely whipping her charge, unsnarled their rigging, and went on her way.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
He gave up trying to unsnarl the tangle of his own feelings.
"World of the Drone" by Robert Abernathy
By the time the red tape was unsnarled the former secretary could have reached Pakistan on foot.
"Twelve Times Zero" by Howard Carleton Browne
You can't unsnarl a fish line, or anything else, without you have one free end with which to make a start.
"The Auto Boys' Vacation" by James A. Braden
For, seeing traffic thus blocked, the policeman rushed to unsnarl the tangle.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
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In news:

Sometimes, no amount of pulling or twisting unsnarls the coils.
Unsnarling the Penn Choke Point.
Every time you want to add or take out a component, unsnarling that mess can be a real nightmare.
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