verb (used with object)
to bring out of a
state; disentangle; unsnarl.
to straighten out or clear up (anything confused or perplexing).
to free from a tangled condition
to free from perplexity or confusion
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They found the protein could untangle its arms at one end to loosen its grip on a potentially toxic molecule of iron and sulfur.
Reflexivity enables researchers to untangle personal and theoretical commitments and scrutinize ethics and epistemology.
He will try to untangle matted fur by chewing on the fur mat.
Don't panic or thrash around if entangled, slowly remove the kelp or have your buddy gently untangle it for you.
The crew must work quickly to get the nets in and untangle the sturgeon from the twisted netting.
As they untangle a fish, the crew ties a rope around its tail and throws it back in the water.