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Meaning of UNSTRING

Pronunciation:  un'string

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove the strings from; "unstring my guitar"
 

UNSTRING is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Antonyms: string
 
 See Also: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*string"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + string.]
1. To deprive of a string or strings; also, to take from a
   string; as, to unstring beads.

2. To loosen the string or strings of; as, to unstring a harp
   or a bow.

3. To relax the tension of; to loosen. ``His garland they
   unstring.'' --Dryden. Used also figuratively; as, his
   nerves were unstrung by fear.

 

 

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