un·​la·​beled ˌən-ˈlā-bəld How to pronounce unlabeled (audio)
: having no label : not labeled
an unlabeled can

Examples of unlabeled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The unlabeled office houses a quantum-networking research effort of cloud-computing giant Amazon. Aaron Pressman, BostonGlobe.com, 29 June 2023 Participants arrived roughly 90 minutes before the tasks, were presented with an extensive consent detailing effects of Ritalin, ingested an unlabeled capsule, and then waited an hour for the drug (or placebo) effect to take hold. Neuroskeptic, Discover Magazine, 31 July 2016 Another looking specifically at unlabeled Canadian oats (many of which make their way to the US), found gluten in 88 percent of the 133 samples tested. Sara Chodosh, Popular Science, 10 May 2023 In February, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman tweeted an unlabeled photo of himself with Grimes and AI critic Eliezer Yudkowsky. Benj Edwards, Ars Technica, 24 Apr. 2023 These models are trained on large amounts of unlabeled data and can be used for multiple tasks with only little modifications. Paul Smith-Goodson, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2023 Also seized were a Smith & Wesson pocket knife, a Taylor cutlery knife with leather sheath, and an unlabeled knife listed as the first of 69 items taken in the search. oregonlive, 2 Mar. 2023 In-use spray bottles filled with toxic chemicals were left unlabeled. Ryan Serpico, San Antonio Express-News, 26 Jan. 2023 Lastly, in what can only be understood as a bid for our attention through the means of disgust, a TikToker whipped up an extremely gross pasta slash casserole slash unlabeled thing. Li Goldstein, Bon Appétit, 20 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unlabeled was in 1762

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“Unlabeled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlabeled. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


variants or unlabelled
: not labeled especially with an isotopic label
unlabeled DNA
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