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unzip

1. <tool, compression> To extract files from an archive created with PKWare's PKZIP archiver.

2. <tool, compression> A program to list, test, or extract files from a ZIP archive, commonly found on MS-DOS systems. zip, creates ZIP archives; both programs are compatible with archives created by PKWARE's PKZIP and PKUNZIP for MS-DOS.

(1995-03-06)

 


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