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Definition of the verb untangle
What does untangle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: untangled | untangling | untangles
- release from entanglement of difficulty
- become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
Alternative definition of the verb untangle
- To remove tangles or knots.
- (by extension) To remove confusion or mystery.
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Molecular Microbiology (2013)
by Stephen J.W. Busby, Christopher M. Thomas, Nigel L. Brown
One area of chaperone involvement in the cell which is particularly hard to untangle is that of protein secretion across the cytoplasmic membrane. As proteins are known to be in an unfolded form when they cross membranes, the involvement ...
From a Representation of Form to a Simulation of Space by Sean Lally, Jessica Young
More difficult to untangle is the issue of the reference frame, being shifted from one in which the building is the objective determinant to one in which the subject operates as the center. The follow- ing essay steps away from our normative ...
Knots 90 (1992)
Proceedings of the International Conference on Knot Theory and Related Topics held in Osaka (Japan), August 15–19, 1990 by Akio Kawauchi
An untangle is a tangle that has no crossings. The following lemma is self evident: Lemma 4.2. Splicing is a bijection ...
by George E. Demacopoulos, Aristotle Papanikolaou
but even more significant and difficult to untangle is the great number of complex ambivalences toward the ...
by William G. Gale, John B. Shoven, Mark J. Warshawsky
However, it could also be argued that making old-age insurance and redistribution difficult to untangle is a reasonable social norm for enforcing ex ante risk- sharing agreements between young workers. In particular, young workers have an ...
Ponapean-English Dictionary (1979)
by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl
untangle to untie, to untangle: ...
Koasati Dictionary (1994)
by Geoffrey D. Kimball
untangle to untangle something (SG obj) v falaplin. to untangle something (PL obj) v fallin. untie to untie something v sokcan. to untie something (SG obj) v falaplin. to untie something (PL obj) v ...
by John Ogilvie
UNTANGLE 521 UXTOLERABLE untamed beast. Locke. (6) Not subdued; not brought under control; as, a turbulent untamed mind. * A people very Btubborn and untamed.' Spenser. Untangle (un-tang'gl), v.t. To loose from tangles or intricacy; ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
can untainted: fresh untalkative: reticent, taciturn untamed: barbaric, feral, rambunctious, savage, uncivilized, undisciplined, unsubdued, wild untangle: disentangle, extricate, free, solve, unscramble, unsnarl, untie, untwist untarnished : clean, ...
untangle /An'taerj.gl/ verb [T] knots© 1 to remove the knots from ...
Grammar and Dictionary of the Buluba-Lulua Language as Spoken in the Upper Kasai and Congo Basin (1906)
by William McCutchan Morrison
to loosen, untie, extricate, set free, liberate, let loose, give liberty or freedom, undo, unloose, unravel, untangle. Kutulula, vt., to disentangle, unbind, undo, unravel, untangle. L. Laba, vt., to rub on, rub hand over, smear on, spread on, ...
A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie
UNTANGLE 521 INTOLERABLE untamed beast. Locke. (6) Not subdued; not brought under control; as, a turbulent untamed mind. 'A people very stubborn anil untamed,' Spenser. Untangle (un-tang'gl), v.t. To loose from tangles or intricacy; ...
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Video shows what untangle means. To remove tangles or knots.. (by extension) To remove confusion or mystery.. Untangle Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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Scrabble value of U1N1T1A1N1G2L1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine