unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick(verb)
become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
"unravel the thread"
In knot theory, a loop that is not knotted.
To undo (a knot).
Origin: From un- + knot.
to free from knots; to untie
The unknot arises in the mathematical theory of knots. Intuitively, the unknot is a closed loop of rope without a knot in it. A knot theorist would describe the unknot as an image of any embedding that can be deformed, i.e. ambient-isotoped, to the standard unknot, i.e. the embedding of the circle as a geometrically round circle. The unknot is also called the trivial knot. An unknot is the identity element with respect to the knot sum operation.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-not′, v.t. to free from knots: to untie.
The numerical value of unknot in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of unknot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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