unassembled

adjective
un·​as·​sem·​bled | \ ˌən-ə-ˈsem-bəld How to pronounce unassembled (audio) \

Definition of unassembled

: not connected or put together : not assembled unassembled furniture

Examples of unassembled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Greenhouses range in cost from $250 for an unassembled 6-foot-by-8-foot kit online to many thousands of dollars for more elaborate — or larger or assembled — models. oregonlive, "What you need to know before adding a greenhouse to your garden," 24 Sep. 2020 But production of the Karma soon ended when the company declared bankruptcy and its assets -- including some unassembled cars -- wereauctioned off. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "The far out and futuristic cars of CES," 9 Jan. 2020 This regulation has been violated in the past: In September 2013, Aaron Alexis, a contractor who had authorized access at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., took an unassembled shotgun onto the base in a bag. Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, "2 active shooters in one week prompt questions about military bases' ban on firearms," 6 Dec. 2019 Step 12: Return to the driveway to stare at the 45 unassembled parts. Sally Schwartz Higginson, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Fruitless attempt to assemble a bike rack leads to confession," 17 Oct. 2019 The other day, the unassembled playground-to-be was still stuffed inside giant cardboard boxes shipped from the Landscape Structures playground factory in Minnesota. Steve Rubenstein, SFChronicle.com, "Work is child’s play as Napa volunteer, 92, keeps building swings and slides," 30 Aug. 2019 The electric furnace has remained unassembled, in pieces, at Fairfield. Bob Tita, WSJ, "U.S. Steel to Expand Under Tariffs," 11 Feb. 2019 So far, the Trump tariffs have ignored that logic, exempting major products to focus on minerals, metals, and unassembled components. Russell Brandom, The Verge, "How Trump’s tariffs will hurt US tech companies," 18 Sep. 2018 Atop each lab bench sat an unassembled car, emblazoned with a child's name. Kate Horowitz, Popular Mechanics, "Why Power Wheels Are the Perfect Physical Therapy Tool for Kids," 9 Aug. 2016

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1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Unassembled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassembled. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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