uninsulated

adjective

un·​in·​su·​lat·​ed ˌən-ˈin(t)-sə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce uninsulated (audio)
: not provided with insulation : not insulated
a small, uninsulated shed
an uninsulated attic

Examples of uninsulated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mountain Hardware makes some great, uninsulated ski shell jackets, which also has all the bells and whistles necessary for a comfortable trip into the backcountry. Josh Laskin, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Mar. 2024 Its program to eliminate uninsulated wire in fire zones has covered more than 1,200 miles of line so far. Jennifer McDermott, Fortune, 28 Aug. 2023 Old wooden poles are largely uninsulated and strung with lush vegetation over miles of rugged terrain, according to utility specialists. Brianna Sacks, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Aug. 2023 These maps show where wildfires are burning in Hawaii In addition, Hawaii is powered by a grid that uses old wooden poles that are largely uninsulated and strung with lush vegetation over miles of rugged terrain, according to utility specialists. Brianna Sacks, Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2023 The old thing was uninsulated and drafty, inviting in the sea breezes that bring thunderstorms from the Gulf to the coastal plains. Carolyn Wells, Longreads, 27 July 2023 The biggest problem isn’t the cab, but the uninsulated cargo hold which, after a day absorbing heat from the sun, can reach up to 150°F. Time, 6 July 2023 The floor that separated me from my neighbor’s workshop was completely uninsulated, and the wail of her equipment felt like a personal test. WIRED, 13 June 2023 In testing, the water temperature went down to room temperature after just a few hours due to the water bottle being made of uninsulated plastic. Anna Popp, Travel + Leisure, 16 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninsulated was in 1794

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“Uninsulated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninsulated. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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