unscrewing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

unscrewing

  1. Present participle of unscrew.

Noun[edit]

unscrewing (plural unscrewings)

  1. The act by which something is unscrewed.
    • 1854, George Dodd, The Curiosities of Industry and the Applied Sciences (page 35)
      But this was a sadly lingering process, since there must be as many screwings and unscrewings as there are copies to be printed.