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unzip

(tool, compression)
To extract files from an archive created with PKWare's PKZIP archiver.

unzip

(tool, compression)
A program to list, test, or extract files from a ZIP archive, commonly found on MS-DOS systems. zip, creates ZIP archives; both programs are compatible with archives created by PKWARE's PKZIP and PKUNZIP for MS-DOS.
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unzip

To decompress a file in the .ZIP file format. See Zip file.
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To make a copy of DNA, enzymes called polymerases must first unzip the double helix, creating two single strands of nucleotides.
EasyDesktop does all the things File Manager does--plus it "zips" (compresses) and "unzips" (uncompresses) files inside Windows, splits large files into multiple diskettes and even allows the user to view the contents of files (both text and graphics) without opening them.
Biochemists have known for some years that inside the nucleus a section of the double-stranded DNA untwists and unzips to expose a gene's code.
"How long since you had a cigarette?" "Eleven years." She unzips a pocket in the sleeve of her wetsuit, pulls out a pack of cigarettes, lights one and hands it to him.