- 1Free (something or someone) from something that they are entangled with: ‘I must go,’ she said, disentangling her fingers from Gabriel’s • figurative it was difficult to disentangle fact from fictionMore example sentences
- After disentangling it from around his front sprocket he fought back over the day's remaining test to claim victory.
- ‘The members are greatly helped by the formation of this group as we get a steady income now,’ she says as she triumphantly disentangles the weed from the nets.
- As she rises from a low chair at which she has been playing the clavichord, she disentangles the folds in the capacious dress which emphasises her tiny form.
- 1.1Remove knots or tangles from (wool, rope, or hair): Allen was on his knees disentangling a coil of ropeMore example sentences
- Ava asked, gently disentangling her untamed red hair.
- She giggled and blushed, becoming less frightened and more excited as their hands moved from disentangling her hair to caressing her sensitive skin with their hands.
- Kara reached for the brush and started disentangling her hair, thinking about it.
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- That's roughly a year's cash flow, so the disentanglement might have some effect on the career prospects of those who put it together five years ago.
- Furthermore, studies using dominant genetic markers do not properly allow for the disentanglement between genetic variation within loci and within genotypes.
- The disentanglement of age and size provides a novel context in which to evaluate this hypothesis.