unburned

adjective un·burned \ ˌən-ˈbərnd \
variants: or unburnt play \ˌən-ˈbərnt\
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of unburned

: not burned
  • unburned wood
  • a residue of unburned gunpowder
  • unburnt fuel

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13th century

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