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unweight

[uhn-weyt] /ʌnˈweɪt/
verb (used without object)
1.
Skiing. to lessen downward force and friction between the skis and the snow by a quick upward or downward shifting of the body or by using bumps in the terrain.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; un-2 + weight
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  • It is correct that many colleges unweight grades so applicants are on a level playing field.
  • Repositioning in bed or while seated is necessary to unweight different parts of the body.

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