unzip

[[t]ʌ̱nzɪ̱p[/t]]
unzips, unzipping, unzipped
V-ERG
When you unzip something which is fastened by a zip or when it unzips, you open it by pulling open the zip.

[V n] James unzipped his bag...

Wrap up warmly in this dramatic trenchcoat with tie belt and detachable leather collar. The lining unzips for milder days.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • unzip — ☆ unzip [unzip′ ] vt., vi. unzipped, unzipping 1. to open (a zipper) 2. to separate the edges of (a garment, etc.) by opening a zipper …   English World dictionary

  • unzip — 1939, from UN (Cf. un ) (2) + ZIP (Cf. zip) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unzip — ► VERB (unzipped, unzipping) 1) unfasten the zip of. 2) Computing decompress (a compressed file) …   English terms dictionary

  • unzip — UK [ʌnˈzɪp] / US verb [transitive] Word forms unzip : present tense I/you/we/they unzip he/she/it unzips present participle unzipping past tense unzipped past participle unzipped 1) to open a piece of clothing or a bag by pulling a zip (= an… …   English dictionary

  • unzip — verb Unzip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑backpack, ↑bag, ↑coat, ↑dress, ↑fly, ↑jacket, ↑jeans, ↑pants, ↑tent, ↑trousers …   Collocations dictionary

  • unzip — Date: 1939 transitive verb to zip open intransitive verb to open by or as if by means of a zipper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unzip — /un zip /, v., unzipped, unzipping. v.t. 1. to open the zipper of. v.i. 2. to become unzipped. [1935 40; UN 2 + ZIP2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unzip — verb a) to open something using a zipper. b) to come open by means of a zipper. Ant: zip up …   Wiktionary

  • Unzip — At unzippe en fil betyder at dekomprimere eller pakke en fil ud, som er komprimeret …   Danske encyklopædi

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