Thesaurus / unscrewed
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I placed the steel tank near the cage, uncoiled the hose attachment, unscrewed the top, and dumped in the salts of strontium.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Finding his master's spectacles on the desk one day, Jemmy unscrewed them, and removed the glasses.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
He unscrewed one, and screwed on another, and by this simple performance acquired the reputation of a "skilled workman."
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
She looked at the sandwiches, unscrewed the flask, but found sight and scent to be enough that morning, and put both aside.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
I am all unscrewed since your departure; it seems to me now as if ten years have passed since last I saw you.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
McPhearson reached for a small traveling clock and unscrewed the back of it.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
Also, "jump" the socket by running the wire from C to the other terminal of the bulb at E while it is unscrewed.
ELECTRICITY FOR THE 4-H SCIENTISTERIC B. WILSON
I then unscrewed the box of the lock; and, that being taken away, the door was no longer opposed to my wishes.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
The doctor took the glass vessel, unscrewed the top and shook out a small quantity of the powder on his palm.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
Every part can be unscrewed, examined, or cleaned, by any careful person.
A TREATISE ON METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTSHENRY NEGRETTI
WORDS RELATED TO UNSCREWED
- at a loss
- at sea
- at sixes and sevens
- come apart
- not with it
- out to lunch
- shook up
- shot to pieces
- spaced out
- taken aback
- thrown off balance
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