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[uhn-snap] /ʌnˈsnæp/
verb (used with object), unsnapped, unsnapping.
to undo by or as if by opening snap fasteners:
to unsnap a dress.
Origin of unsnap
1860-65; un-2 + snap Unabridged
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  • unsnap the two vacuum container clips to access the inside of the container.
  • If the purlin was already in place, the employee could unsnap the line and reattach it on the farther side of the purlin.
  • It is easier to unsnap a swivel and hook on a new devil worm than removing a treble hook from the mouth of an angry catfish.
British Dictionary definitions for unsnap


verb -snaps, -snapping, -snapped
(transitive) to unfasten (the snap or catch) of (something)
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