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 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 Pack delicate items like the layers of an unassembled cake or cookies in sturdy cardboard boxes, tins, or Tupperware, and surround them with clothes. Devra Ferst, Condé Nast Traveler, "TSA Food Rules: All the Tricks You Need to Fly," 4 Jan. 2018 The regulations on mail order sales don’t address unassembled ammunition parts bought by those who make their own. Ryan Sabalow, sacbee, "Here are the new California gun laws that take effect in 2018 | The Sacramento Bee," 11 Dec. 2017 Today, the unassembled pieces of the Freedom Bridge lie across a grassy construction site like giant Lego blocks. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, "In South Sudan's capital, a bridge – and a nation – on hold," 18 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of unassembled

1777, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2019

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“Unassembled.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassembled. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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