uninflated

adjective

un·​in·​flat·​ed ˌən-in-ˈflā-təd How to pronounce uninflated (audio)
: not inflated
an uninflated balloon
uninflated prices

Examples of uninflated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By inflating two of the tubes but not the third, the leg will bend in the direction of the uninflated tube, giving you a leg that can be controlled in two axes. IEEE Spectrum, 24 May 2017 Children can also choke on uninflated balloons or balloon pieces of after it’s popped. Brie Stimson, Fox News, 8 Oct. 2023 By inflating two of the tubes but not the third, the leg will bend in the direction of the uninflated tube. IEEE Spectrum, 24 May 2017 These life vests keep a slim profile when uninflated. Field & Stream, 23 Mar. 2021 Also visible were parts of the phallotheca, a pouch that holds the uninflated, retracted phallus. Kate Baggaley, Popular Science, 20 Jan. 2021 There are two inflated chambers in the air bag, one on each side, along with an uninflated panel that stretches between them to slow down a head's movement. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, 18 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninflated was circa 1775

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“Uninflated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninflated. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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