Definition of uncurl verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

uncurl

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈkɜːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈkɜːrl//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they uncurl
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈkɜːl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈkɜːrl//
 
he / she / it uncurls
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈkɜːlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈkɜːrlz//
 
past simple uncurled
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈkɜːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈkɜːrld//
 
past participle uncurled
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈkɜːld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈkɜːrld//
 
-ing form uncurling
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈkɜːlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈkɜːrlɪŋ//
 
 
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to become straight, or to make something become straight, after being in a curled position The snake slowly uncurled. uncurl something/itself The cat uncurled itself and jumped off the wall. opposite curl up
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: uncurl