What is another word for uncapping?

61 synonyms found


[ ʌnkˈapɪŋ], [ ʌnkˈapɪŋ], [ ʌ_n_k_ˈa_p_ɪ_ŋ]

Uncapping means to remove a cap from a bottle or container. Synonyms for uncapping include decapping, opening, unsealing, unblocking, unstuffing, and untwisting. The term "decapping" is often used when referring to removing caps from medical vials or bottles. "Opening" is a general term often used when talking about jars, cans, or any other type of container. "Unsealing" is used to refer to a seal that prevents air from entering a container. "Untwisting" refers to the removal of a twist-off cap. "Unblocking" has a more specific use, usually referring to unclogging a container that has become blocked. "Unstuffing" commonly refers to removing a cap that is stuck due to overstuffing.

Usage examples for Uncapping

Thorndyke produced a slip of paper from a drawer, and, uncapping his fountain-pen, proceeded to write down the leading facts, reading each aloud as soon as it was written.
"The Mystery of 31 New Inn"
R. Austin Freeman

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