un·​fold·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈfōl-dəd How to pronounce unfolded (audio) \

Definition of unfolded

: not folded

Examples of unfolded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That 14mm thickness on the new Razr is ever-present thanks to the chin at the bottom, and since the Razr unfolds, that puts each unfolded section of the phone at around 7mm. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Moto Razr 2019 is official: A foldable smartphone with no display crease," 14 Nov. 2019 In its unfolded position, the Duo measures 8.3 inches. Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY, "Microsoft showcases an Android Surface 'phone' and dual-screen Windows PC," 2 Oct. 2019 The English bulldog was shaken up on the play and briefly taken off the field, but the moment — captured on the ESPN broadcast before going viral on Twitter — was an apt and obvious metaphor for what unfolded Saturday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, "Boobee Whitlow’s opening-play TD, run-in with Mississippi State mascot set tone in Auburn win," 29 Sep. 2019 Case in point: Rihanna was the first to wear the heeled ones, bold and unfolded, a few months after their debut. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "One Vogue Writer Test-Drives Rihanna’s Infamous Thigh-High UGG," 1 Oct. 2018 Repeating this with the unfolded sheet of paper will illustrate why parachutes work. Science Buddies, Scientific American, "Parachutes with Holes," 14 June 2018 That’s certainly not what happened last year, and based on the majority of response from drivers and fans, that’s not what unfolded Saturday night, either. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "Insider: IndyCar strikes balance between bonkers and boring at Texas," 10 June 2018 Hours after the deadly shooting that left at least 10 people dead unfolded, hundreds of mourners gathered for a vigil held in honor of the victims. Elizabeth Zwirz, Fox News, "Texas shooting suspect says he avoided shooting students he liked to 'have his story told,' affidavit says," 18 May 2018 Yet as the bloodless coup against him unfolded, Beijing offered no words of support or sympathy. Brook Larmer, New York Times, "Beijing Bids Goodbye to Robert Mugabe," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of unfolded

1683, in the meaning defined above

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3 Dec 2019

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“Unfolded.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfolded. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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