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 At the highest risk of freezing are pipes that run against exterior walls and those in unheated or uninsulated places, such as the attic, basement, or garage. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Dec. 2021 Fiberglass window frames can be filled with insulation and are generally more energy efficient than wood or uninsulated vinyl window frames. Maria Masters, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 June 2021 Yet, millions of homes are uninsulated, which greatly adds to electricity demand during extreme heat and cold and jeopardizes the health of residents. Rebecca Smith, WSJ, 3 June 2021 Unlike its sedan and SUV peers, the Wrangler is wonderfully uninsulated due to its removable doors and roof, so the sounds wash over you like a wave. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 29 May 2021 One issue with an uninsulated or unlined dual-flush toilet is condensation. Michael Pollick, chicagotribune.com, 28 Feb. 2021 That left Texas mostly dependent on natural gas, with a bit of nuclear, but gas’s uninsulated infrastructure coupled with a lack of storage meant it, too, was in short supply just as Texans were turning up their thermostats. Washington Examiner Staff, Washington Examiner, 19 Feb. 2021 Mish’s boots are uninsulated, but a 600-gram Thinsulate version of the same boot is available. Field & Stream, 23 Nov. 2020 This boot is available in two styles, the uninsulated buff color and the Mossy Oak Break-Up Country with 400 grams of Thinsulate for $10 more. Natalie Krebs, Outdoor Life, 18 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of uninsulated

1794, in the meaning defined above

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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 25 Jan. 2022.

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