disentangled disentangled

Definition(s):

  • (adj) straightened out

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Usage(s):

  1. She disentangled the reams of red tape the Tibetan authorities threw at her and finally, in May 1998, opened a boarding school for visually impaired children in Lhasa.
  2. The craft were speedily disentangled.
  3. The owl, its claw caught in the tripped mechanism, was captured, disentangled and preserved alive by the kindly engineer.

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  1. "These things don't get immediately disentangled," says Church, who worked in the medical biotech business as a researcher in the early days of Biogen, now part of Biogen Idec (nasdaq: BIIB - news - people ), before coming to Harvard. "In any...
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: George Church Source: Forbes

  2. "All kinds of agendas have got mixed up in the Sethusamudram issue," said Tanika Sarkar, a historian who teaches at Jawaharlal Nehru University and has studied the evolution of the BJP in depth. "They won't get disentangled until the BJP's...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Tanika Sarkar Source: Asia Times Online

  3. "Not all the genes are known yet and not all the cellular mechanisms leading to the retinal degeneration have been disentangled," said Denton, who is currently at the University of Otago in New Zealand. "However, huge progresses have emerged...
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Michael Denton Source: Livemint

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