- to remove a screw or screws from
- to remove, detach, or loosen by removing a screw or screws, or by turning
- to remove a threaded top, cover, etc. from (a jar, etc.)
to become unscrewed or admit of being unscrewed
verbun·screwed, un·screw·ing, un·screws
- To take out the screw or screws from.
- To loosen, adjust, or remove by rotating.
To become or allow to become unscrewed.
(third-person singular simple present unscrews, present participle unscrewing, simple past and past participle unscrewed)
un- +"Ž screw
- As I unscrew the top, I marvel at the pink color because it's a glorious combination of pink, brown, and just a hint of apricot; I'm very hopeful that the color will be flattering on my honey beige skin.
- The case is entirely sealed to the elements, making it necessary for soldiers to unscrew the bezel in order to set the time or wind the watch.
- Unscrew each of the side terminal screws so that you have room to slide the curled end of each wire underneath each screw.
- Simply unscrew the strap peg and put the strap between the guitar body and the red washer, and then screw the peg back in.
- Just shake the closed jar, unscrew the lid and run your brush in a swirling fashion over the powder that sits in the lid.