Definition of unzip in English:


Syllabification: un·zip
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈzip

verb (unzips, unzipping, unzipped)

[with object]
  • 1Unfasten the zipper of (an item of clothing): he unzipped his black jacket
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    • Carefully, I unzipped his jacket and pulled up his Alexisonfire shirt.
    • Will unzipped his jacket and pulled me closer to him, so that I might warm up.
    • I unzip my jacket and pull my arm from the sleeve of my T-shirt.
  • 1.1 Computing Decompress (a file) that has previously been compressed.
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    • DiskJockey is one very powerful file utility for any user who needs to move, copy, delete, archive, unzip an archive file, or change file attributes.
    • This last location isn't actually much use, because you need a password to unzip the file, but it does show the driver's finished.
    • To unzip a file, you need an unzipping utility like WinZip.

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