transitive verb Date: 1853 to remove (a mast) from a step

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  • unstep — [unstep′] vt. unstepped, unstepping Naut. to remove (a mast) from its step or socket …   English World dictionary

  • Unstep — Un*step , v. t. [1st pref. un + step.] (Naut.) To remove, as a mast, from its step. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unstep — /un step /, v.t., unstepped, unstepping. to lift from its step, as a mast. [1850 55; UN 2 + STEP] * * * …   Universalium

  • unstep — verb To remove (the mast) from a sailing vessel …   Wiktionary

  • unstep — verb (unsteps, unstepping, unstepped) Nautical detach (a mast) from its step …   English new terms dictionary

  • unstep — un·step …   English syllables

  • unstep — un•step [[t]ʌnˈstɛp[/t]] v. t. stepped, step•ping navig. to lift from its step, as a mast • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • unstep — /ʌnˈstɛp/ (say un step) verb (t) (unstepped, unstepping) to remove (a mast, etc.) from its step. {un 2 + step} …  

  • unstep — “+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + step : to remove (a mast) from its step the canvas came down with a rush, and the mast was unstepped Luis Marden …   Useful english dictionary

  • Список исполнителей альтернативного рока —   Это служебный список статей …   Википедия

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