un·​la·​beled | \ ˌən-ˈlā-bəld How to pronounce unlabeled (audio) \

Definition of unlabeled

: having no label : not labeled an unlabeled can

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Recent Examples on the Web This finding surprised us because other methods of warning readers – such as attaching notices only to questionable headlines – have been found to cause users to be less skeptical of unlabeled headlines. Alan R. Dennis, The Conversation, "Rating news sources can help limit the spread of misinformation," 2 Dec. 2019 The already fragile film was often unlabeled, ripped or covered in dust. Siobhán O'grady, Washington Post, "The Taliban decimated Afghanistan’s film industry. This is what survived.," 27 Aug. 2019 While most of the barrels on the lake bottom appear unlabeled and corroded, 12 may be intact. oregonlive.com, "U.S. EPA removes two barrels in Wallowa Lake recovery," 17 June 2019 In California alone, there have been over 60 poisonings in the last nine years linked to foreign-brand, unlabeled or homemade skin creams that contained a less toxic form of mercury, mercurous chloride or calomel, the statement said. NBC News, "California woman in semi-comatose state due to mercury poisoning from Mexican skin cream," 12 Sep. 2019 Over the last nine years, there have been over 60 poisonings linked to a foreign brand, unlabeled, or homemade skin creams that contained toxic chemicals like mercury, mercurous chloride or calomel in California. Char Adams, PEOPLE.com, "California Woman in a Coma After Using Face Cream Laced with Mercury: It's 'Extremely Dangerous'," 12 Sep. 2019 Back in February, makeup artist Diane Kendal used unlabeled liquid liners backstage at 3.1. Phillip Lim. Allure, "UZ Just Debuted 7 Shade of Black Eyeliner, and We Swatched Them All," 10 Sep. 2019 When Raul Salinas, 77, was struck in a hit-and-run two years ago by an unlabeled white cargo van, his son suspected right away that the driver was tied to Amazon. Patricia Callahan, New York Times, "The Human Cost of Amazon’s Fast, Free Shipping," 5 Sep. 2019 When Raul Salinas, 77, was struck in a hit-and-run two years ago by an unlabeled white cargo van, his son suspected right away that the driver was tied to Amazon. Patricia Callahan, ProPublica, "How Amazon Hooked America on Fast Delivery While Avoiding Responsibility for Crashes," 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unlabeled

1762, in the meaning defined above

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9 Dec 2019

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“Unlabeled.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlabeled. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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variants: or unlabelled \ ˌən-​ˈlā-​bəld How to pronounce unlabelled (audio) \

Medical Definition of unlabeled

: not labeled especially with an isotopic label unlabeled DNA

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