uncovered

adjective
un·​cov·​ered | \ ən-ˈkə-vərd How to pronounce uncovered (audio) \

Definition of uncovered

: not covered: such as
a : not supplied with a covering
b : not covered by insurance or included in a social insurance or welfare program
c : not covered by collateral an uncovered note

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Examples of uncovered in a Sentence

the famed snows of Mount Kilimanjaro are receding, leaving behind much uncovered ground
Recent Examples on the Web Ricard had 10 catches over the Ravens’ final six games last season, largely on uncovered routes to the flat. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, "Ravens draft preview: Why a highly rated ILB, blocking TE and versatile RB could be surprise picks," 14 Apr. 2021 Adrian Zenz, the academic, uncovered government records from 2018 which indicate that eighty per cent of China’s increase in IUD use occurred in Xinjiang. Raffi Khatchadourian, The New Yorker, "Surviving the Crackdown in Xinjiang," 5 Apr. 2021 Robinson added that it should be applied to any other uncovered areas as well, including the neck, ears and hands. Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Sorry, Gwyneth Paltrow. Dermatologists say the star's sunscreen routine is dangerous," 31 Mar. 2021 Refrigerate uncovered until cold, at least 6 hours or up to overnight (if refrigerating for longer than 3 hours, after fully chilled, cover tightly with foil). BostonGlobe.com, "Make-ahead recipes for Easter brunch," 24 Mar. 2021 Polish archaeologists have recently identified previously uncovered skeletons of three Catholic nuns who were killed by Russian soldiers at the end of World War II. Julia Musto, Fox News, "Archaeologists uncover skeletons of WWII-era nuns murdered by Russian soldiers," 7 Mar. 2021 Analytica praised San Diego officials for ordering such a comprehensive study, which was prompted by a 2019 city audit that uncovered gender and ethnic pay gaps and deemed them worthy of more detailed study. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego pays women, workers of color significantly less than white men, study shows," 1 Mar. 2021 In 2017 and 2018, Stat uncovered evidence that oncologists had faulted recommendations that IBM’s Watson oncology product had made and that the oncology product hadn’t had the impact in cancer treatment the company claimed. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, "A.I. is getting more powerful, faster, and cheaper—and that’s starting to freak executives out," 9 Mar. 2021 There are few facets of the game Suplizio, who died in 2006, left uncovered. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, "The book that’s helping the Angels improve their outfield defense," 7 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of uncovered

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncovered was in the 14th century

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20 Apr 2021

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“Uncovered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncovered. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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