a) To return something which has been crumpled, closer to its original state.

I took the wadded up letter from the trash and carefully uncrumpled it.

b) Having been crumpled, to return closer to ones original state.

As the newspaper uncrumpled, the picture on the frontpage become recognizable.

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  • uncrumple — transitive verb Date: 1611 to restore to an original smooth condition …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uncrumple — verb remove the crumples from; straighten …   English new terms dictionary

  • uncrumple — un·crumple …   English syllables

  • uncrumple — “+ verb Etymology: un (II) + crumple transitive verb : to smooth the creases and wrinkles from uncrumpled the letter … laid it on his knee, and ironed it with the palm of his hand J.F.Powers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Le Monocle de Mon Oncle — is a poem from Wallace Stevens s first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in 1918. [Buttel, p. 86. See also the LibriVox site for the complete public domain poems of Wallace Stevens. [http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4077] …   Wikipedia

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