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 Paul takes his parents to the countryside to re-create a beloved memory, but uncovered secrets leave them all shocked. Olivia Mccormack, Washington Post, 20 June 2022 Generically speaking, the cars running at Road America on and off since 1982 have been the same ones that run in the world’s biggest race, the Indianapolis 500, with uncovered wheels, partially open cockpits and wings at the front and rear. Dave Kallmann, Journal Sentinel, 7 June 2022 Wu, by contrast, suggested a slightly lower on-time performance for buses of 93 percent and did not commit to having any uncovered bus routes. James Vaznis, BostonGlobe.com, 2 June 2022 The mansion, at 532 Neptune Ave., has four bedrooms and five bathrooms, two garage parking spots and four uncovered spaces. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Apr. 2022 Continue to cook uncovered until the stew begins to thicken, about 20 to 30 minutes. Felicia Campbell, USA TODAY, 14 Apr. 2022 But three Hondas, a Nissan, and, naturally, a Cadillac were the uncovered gems in this mélange of Zoom-misery. John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver, 8 Apr. 2022 With the reactors no longer able to run their coolant pumps, much of the uncovered nuclear fuel then melted. Ramin Skibba, Wired, 25 Feb. 2022 Water-resistant fabrics can be used on uncovered decks and patios, but cushions will need to be propped on their sides to dry after a good rain. Kelly Roberson, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of uncovered

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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1 Jul 2022

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“Uncovered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncovered. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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