uncoated

adjective

un·​coat·​ed ˌən-ˈkō-təd How to pronounce uncoated (audio)
: not covered with a coating : not coated
uncoated cast-iron pans
uncoated paper

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This uncoated, aluminized steel Chicago Metallic sheet pan showed particularly stand-out results in our broccoli test. Sophie Park, Good Housekeeping, 22 Sep. 2022 Choose uncoated nylon or silk dental floss or one that is coated in natural wax. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 28 July 2022 Environmental groups are urging companies to switch to safer alternatives such as uncoated paper, bamboo or plastic derived from corn starch or sugar cane — and alternative coatings including bio-wax or clay. Michael Casey, Anchorage Daily News, 1 June 2022 Traces of the potter’s hand can be seen at the uncoated bottom of a kintsugi tea bowl. Antonia Mufarech, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 May 2022 Ideally, look for cardboard and paper that is uncoated and unwaxed instead of bubble wrap. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 7 Apr. 2021 The ingredients are just: non-nano uncoated zinc, jojoba oil, Coffeeberry, and organic lavender. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 31 May 2021 Ideally, look for cardboard and paper that is uncoated and unwaxed instead of bubble wrap. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 7 Apr. 2021 Ideally, look for cardboard and paper that is uncoated and unwaxed instead of bubble wrap. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 7 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1663, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncoated was in 1663

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“Uncoated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncoated. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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Last Updated: 2 Oct 2022

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