verb (unwinds, unwinding, unwound)
Etymology: Anglo Saxon (term, unwindan). See 1st (term, un-), and (term, wind, , to coil).
- (transitive) To wind off; to loose or separate; to untwist; to untwine; as, to unwind thread, to unwind a ball of yarn
- Could you about a foot of ribbon so I can finish the package?
- (context, transitive, obsolete) To disentangle - Hooker
- (context, intransitive, slang) To relax; to chill out; as, to rest and relieve of stress
- After work, I like to by smoking a pipe while reading the paper.'
- (intransitive) To be or become unwound; to be capable of being unwound or untwisted.
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