unheated

adjective
un·​heat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈhē-təd How to pronounce unheated (audio) \

Definition of unheated

: not heated a small unheated shed unheated leftovers

Examples of unheated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Store your potatoes in a cool, dark place (45 to 50 F is the ideal temperature range), such as your pantry or unheated basement. Do not store them on top of your refrigerator or next to your stove, as both spots emit heat. Patricia S York, Southern Living, "How To Store Potatoes," 24 Apr. 2020 The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office was investigating the death of a 73-year-old woman who was found in her unheated Milwaukee home. Fox News, "Ice balls appear on Lake Michigan beach, wash up 'by the thousands'," 16 Feb. 2020 One woman told the Columbus Dispatch that inmates were being moved into an unheated gymnasium with one toilet and one phone. Jessie Balmert, Cincinnati.com, "Coronavirus in Ohio: Lawmakers recommend release of about 141 non-violent inmates near end of sentences," 14 Apr. 2020 The couple was obliged to live in a rustic, unheated cottage on the mountain, a far cry from the heated accommodations, complete with resident chef, in which the male astronomers were housed. Margalit Fox, BostonGlobe.com, "E. Margaret Burbidge, astronomer who blazed trails on Earth, 100," 8 Apr. 2020 The couple was obliged to live in a rustic, unheated cottage on the mountain, a far cry from the heated accommodations, complete with resident chef, in which the male astronomers were housed. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "E. Margaret Burbidge, Astronomer Who Blazed Trails on Earth, Dies at 100," 6 Apr. 2020 Wellspring has four high tunnels (an unheated, covered structure) and two greenhouses and still produces crops such as kale, chard, spinach, lettuce, scallions, beets, radicchio and a few specialty crops like chickweed and claytonia. Anna Thomas Bates, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "For some Wisconsin farmers, a slower pace in winter allows time for planning, cooking, even a reading club," 3 Mar. 2020 Bonus: These dry more quickly than unheated floors, making slips and falls less likely. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "The Pros' Guide to Renovating Your Bathroom," 27 Feb. 2020 Thomas was allegedly forced by his father and Pollina to sleep inside their unheated garage on Bittersweet Lane in Center Moriches overnight in 19 degree weather. Christina Carrega, ABC News, "Special grand jury to investigate 8-year-old boy's death," 10 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of unheated

circa 1691, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unheated was circa 1691

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28 May 2020

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“Unheated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unheated. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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unheated

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English Language Learners Definition of unheated

: not having a system that provides warmth : not heated

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