unfolded

adjective
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 Gilbert adds a splash of color at every place-setting by sliding an unfolded bright-colored napkin under each plate. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Hosting Thanksgiving for your immediate household? Try these tips to have fun and be safe," 17 Nov. 2020 The count was a slow process, with each ballot needing to be removed from two envelopes, unfolded and scanned, and the eligibility of every voter checked. Los Angeles Times, "Biden prepares to address the nation as he closes in on the White House," 6 Nov. 2020 Bonhoeffer’s story, some quotidian and some historic, unfolded. Eric Metaxas, National Review, "Seeking Bonhoeffer," 26 Oct. 2020 So the unfolded Razr 5G has pretty much the same screen size as my big iPhone. Jim Rossman, Dallas News, "The Motorola Razr returns with 5G," 8 Oct. 2020 Fans of Kelly and her family loved seeing how everything unfolded. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Mark Consuelos Stayed Out of Kelly Ripa and Lola Consuelos's Epic Text Message Exchange," 30 Sep. 2020 Nick Viall made a large purchase, Kelley Flanagan kinda threw The Bachelor under the bus, Tayshia Adams got her own podcast, and so much more unfolded over the last few days. Martha Sorren, refinery29.com, "Kelley Flanagan’s Behind-The-Scenes Bachelor Gossip & Other Bachelor Nation News You May Have Missed," 22 Sep. 2020 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper's Magazine, "Reason Not the Need," 15 Sep. 2020 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

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First Known Use of unfolded

1683, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unfolded was in 1683

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26 Nov 2020

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“Unfolded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfolded. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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