Definition of unstrap in English:

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unstrap

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈstrap/

verb (unstraps, unstrapping, unstrapped)

[with object]
1Undo the strap or straps of: she unstrapped the harness
More example sentences
  • Patients were encouraged to perform mobilization of the involved ankle several times per day after unstrapping the two most distal straps.
  • His gut got the best of him, so he unstrapped his short-barrel .357 Magnum revolver, and proceeded slowly.
  • Unable to balance with the six-inch difference, I unstrapped both of my shoes and kicked them aside.
1.1Release (someone or something) by undoing straps: they unstrapped themselves
More example sentences
  • ‘Hi Brad,’ Kristin said to her husband absently as she unstrapped her children from their car seats.
  • One fatal industrial accident at the port of Port-of-Spain last year, for instance, occurred when a worker unstrapped himself from his harness, then fell through a roof to his death.
  • Phil managed to unstrap Clive and carry/drag him to safety in the grass past the left wing.

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