verb (unsteps, unstepping, unstepped)[with object]
Remove (a vessel’s mast) from its step.
- If the mast was not unstepped, sailboat owners should check the halyards.
- Masts which are only slightly over the minimum bridge clearance might conceivably be arranged with removable upper sections which could be unstepped with the aid of a crane.
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