un·​in·​su·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈin(t)-sə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce uninsulated (audio) \

Definition of uninsulated

: not provided with insulation : not insulated a small, uninsulated shed an uninsulated attic

Examples of uninsulated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's good money at Amazon through the Christmas rush, but an uninsulated van is no place to spend the holidays in subzero Nevada, and a casual invitation from a warehouse friend steers her southwest to Arizona. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, "Unforgettable Frances McDormand drama Nomadland finds the heart of America: Review," 11 Sep. 2020 But that will happen if your uninsulated picnic basket will be outside on a warm day for several hours. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Picnic Like a Pro with the Perfect Picnic Basket," 7 Oct. 2019 The Writer’s Haven cottage is uninsulated, but only requires a foundation of 6-8 inches of crushed gravel. Jessica Dailey, House Beautiful, "Want to Build a Backyard Guest House? Here's What to Know," 17 June 2020 Open cabinet doors to allow more heat to get to uninsulated pipes under a sunk or near an outer wall. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, "Freeze warning in Alabama: How to protect your pipes from freezing, cold-weather safety tips," 12 Nov. 2019 And Lingg said his client contends that state investigators erred in concluding that the fire was caused by a tree branch that chafed on an uninsulated power line. Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times, "Washington firefighter badly burned in 2015 Twisp River fire now fighting law that won’t let him collect damages," 19 Aug. 2019 Then there are thin, uninsulated nerve fibers that fire more slowly and produce what’s called second pain, which is a duller burning sensation that lasts a bit longer. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "This Is Why Stubbing Your Toe Hurts So Much," 17 Apr. 2018 The waterproof upper is uninsulated to help heat escape without letting in moisture. Mandy Ferreira, Sunset, "10 Best Women’s Hiking Boots," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of uninsulated

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Uninsulated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninsulated. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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