un·​coat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkō-təd How to pronounce uncoated (audio) \

Definition of uncoated

: not covered with a coating : not coated uncoated cast-iron pans uncoated paper

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Recent Examples on the Web Ideally, look for cardboard and paper that is uncoated and unwaxed instead of bubble wrap. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, "How to Spot and Use Eco-Friendly Packaging," 4 May 2020 With uncoated lenses, light transmission from objective to ocular lenses might be less than 70 percent, but good lens coatings can raise that to 95 percent transmission. The Editors, Field & Stream, "How to Choose the Right Binoculars for You," 8 Apr. 2020 The downsides: The foods may not appeal to picky eaters, and the uncoated, 8-by-10 recipe sheets are too big to prop up for reference. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste Off: The best cooking kits for kids," 26 Aug. 2019 In the last few months, the Commerce Department has put in place two sets of duties on producers and exporters of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada. Samantha Masunaga, latimes.com, "Canadian newsprint tariffs start to take a toll on U.S. newspaper industry," 10 May 2018 The additional investment just announced will allow the mill to convert a line making uncoated freesheet, or copy paper, to linerboard and containerboard. William Thornton, AL.com, "International Paper increasing investment in Selma mill to $552 million," 6 Feb. 2018 This substantial, 248-page hardback book, produced by the Italian publisher Rizzoli, is wrapped in a linen cover and has soft cotton uncoated paper. Damon Johnstun, OregonLive.com, "Paris-based designer's elegant work documented in new book 'Joseph Dirand Interior' (photos)," 2 Nov. 2017 In its Green Line range of products, Hebenstreit & Kentrup, a funeral home in Bonn, offers headstones and plaques crafted of local stones, seasonal flower decorations and memorial cards made of uncoated paper. Conny Paul, USA TODAY, "Are cemeteries dying out?," 1 Nov. 2017 MAKE AHEAD: The uncoated pops need to be frozen for at least 5 hours, to set firmly, and up to 2 months. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "Pops for breakfast? These are nutritionist-approved," 8 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of uncoated

1663, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncoated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncoated. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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