untar (untars, present participle untaring; past and past participle untared)

  1. (computing, transitive) To extract from a tar archive.
    • 2002, John Bryan Callender, Perl for Web site management (page 405)
      I untarred (and ungzipped) that file using the following command: […]
    • 2002, Luis Argerich, Professional PHP4 XML (page 764)
      This should completely reset everything to exactly the way it was after you untared/ungzipped PHP […]

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