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unpack

[¦ən′pak]
(computer science)
To recover the individual data items contained in packed data.
More specifically, to convert a packed decimal number into individual digits (and sometimes a sign).
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In the unpack area, a worker sets the slider over the number designating the first workstation the pallet needs to visit.
Now," I said, as she prised her dad off the bed where he was thoughtfully testing the mattress, "you will unpack the rest of the stuff, won't you?
Take more time off work than you think you will need and get as much as possible unpacked and sorted, what you don't unpack immediately tends to sit around in boxes for months afterwards
My girlfriend Sarah and I moved during the show and I refused to unpack and didn't help with the move.
But 27 per cent said having to clean and pack and unpack all their possessions was the most stressful aspect of buying a new house, while 15 per cent said a broken property chain was their biggest nightmare.
But in order to unpack this simultaneity, we need all the time that Bustamante has evacuated from the image.
If you are moving into an old house, it may be a good idea to buy plug-in air fresheners to rid the property of any musty smells before you start to unpack.
Instead of doing anything, he 'Must unpack my heart with words, / And fall a-cursing like a very drab [a whore], / A stallion [a male whore].
Brian Strayer, president of Slide-Lok, stated, "Homeowners no longer have to unpack their garage and be inconvenienced for four days to have a great looking floor.
All our staff now make sure they are wearing heavyduty gloves when they unpack bananas.
color) Marjanne Priest, in foreground, and Jane Bettencourt-Soto unpack supplies at the recently opened Betty Ferguson Foundation office in the Valencia Industrial Park.
Again, a simple plot device is employed - a suitcase each thinks the other should have taken the time to unpack after a trip turns wretchedly divisive - and again, the execution and payoff are expertly hilarious.