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Noun: raveling  ra-vu-ling
Usage: US (elsewhere: ravelling)
  1. A bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric
    - ravelling [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: ravel (ravelled,ravelling, or [US] raveled,raveling)  ra-vul
  1. Disentangle
    "can you ravel the mystery?";
    - unravel, ravel out
     
  2. Make more complicated or confused
    - tangle, knot

Derived forms: ravelings

Type of: disentangle, enlace, entwine, fiber [US], fibre [Brit, Cdn], interlace, intertwine, lace, straighten out, twine, unsnarl

Antonym: unravel

Part of: lint

Encyclopedia: Raveling

Ravel, Puy-de-Dome