- untangle or unravel something；unravel; fray
- a tangle, cluster, or knot
verb: ravel, 3rd person present: ravels, gerund or present participle: ravelling, past tense: ravelled, past participle: ravelled
- 1. untangle or unravel something Davy had finished raveling out his herring net sleep raveled out the tangles of his mind
- 2. unravel; fray a shirt with a raveled collar
- 3. confuse or complicate (a question or situation) I'd prefer you to keep your nose out of my business and not ravel things further
- 1. a tangle, cluster, or knot a lovely yellow ravel of sunflowers
- a thread from a woven or knitted fabric that has frayed or started to unravel.
- (1875–1937), French composer; full name Maurice Joseph Ravel. His works, which are noted for ...
Oxford American Dictionary
- (1875–1937), French composer; full name Maurice Joseph Ravel. His works are somewhat ...
- untangle or unravel something: Davy had finished ravelling out his herring net
- a tangle, cluster, or knot: a ravel of knitting