unzip

[uhn-zip]
verb (used with object), unzipped, unzipping.
1.
to open the zipper of.
verb (used without object), unzipped, unzipping.
2.
to become unzipped.

Origin:
1935–40; un-2 + zip2

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unzip (ʌnˈzɪp)
 
vb , -zips, -zipping, -zipped
1.  to unfasten the zip of (a garment) or (of a zip or garment with a zip) to become unfastened: her skirt unzipped as she sat down
2.  (tr) computing to decompress (a file) that had previously been zipped

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Word Origin & History

unzip
1939, from un- (2) + zip.
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unzip definition


1. To extract files from an archive created with PKWare's PKZIP archiver.
2. A program to list, test, or extract files from a ZIP archive, commonly found on MS-DOS systems. zip, creates ZIP archives; both programs are compatible with archives created by PKWARE's PKZIP and PKUNZIP for MS-DOS.
(1995-03-06)
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Example sentences
Unzip your sleeping bag, shake it out and check for bugs.
Unzip the file or files you downloaded into the folder or directory you created for storing the publication.
To check this, unzip one of the cushions and check to see if the color is the same top and bottom.
Do not unzip any file into a folder or directory other than the one you created.
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