unclosed

adjective
un·​closed | \ ˌən-ˈklōzd How to pronounce unclosed (audio) \

Definition of unclosed

: not closed or settled : not concluded

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of unclosed in a Sentence

escaped through the one remaining unclosed passageway
Recent Examples on the Web While most barbecue involves smoking off the flame, this style is always cooked over an unclosed grill with a mix of direct and indirect cooking. Julia Thompson, USA TODAY, 27 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unclosed.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of unclosed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About unclosed

Time Traveler for unclosed

Time Traveler

The first known use of unclosed was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for unclosed

Cite this Entry

“Unclosed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclosed. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on unclosed

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for unclosed

Nglish: Translation of unclosed for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!