He'd messed around with Jenn only a few hours earlier and already felt the need to unwind again.
It wasn't unusual for him to unwind after a trip by taking a ride and Carmen accepted it with the usual grace.
There was nothing unusual about Alex riding Ed to unwind after a trip, but this was the first time he had done so without changing his clothes.
At the path entrance, she tied one end of the twine around a tree and started down the trail, allowing the twine to unwind from the handle as she did so.
To do this, the natural gum of the cocoons which holds the filaments together must be softened, the ends of the filaments of the required number of cocoons must be caught, and means must be taken to unwind and lay these filaments together, so as to form a single uniform rounded strand of raw silk.
Wind up the string by turning the flyers different ways, so that the spring of the bow may unwind them with their anterior edges ascending; then place the cork with the bow attached to it upon a table, and with a finger on the upper cork press strong enough to prevent the string from unwinding, and, taking it away suddenly, the instrument will rise to the ceiling."
With this arrangement a single revolution of the upper sheave causes the endless chain to wind up the chain on one side by an amount irD, and to unwind an amount Ord on the other side, and in consequence the lower sheave is raised by 7r(D - d)/2.