unclasp

[uhn-klasp, -klahsp]
verb (used with object)
1.
to undo the clasp or clasps of; unfasten.
2.
to release from the grasp: to unclasp a sword handle.
verb (used without object)
3.
to become unclasped, as the hands or arms.
4.
to release or relax the grasp.

Origin:
1520–30; un-2 + clasp

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unclasp (ʌnˈklɑːsp)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to unfasten the clasp of (something)
2.  to release one's grip (upon an object)

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All buckles must readily clasp and unclasp and locking mechanism on the cylinder holder must operate properly.
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