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 When given an unlabeled rumble, the algorithm was able to guess the receiving elephant’s identity with 27.5 percent accuracy — significantly better than chance. Celia Ford, Vox, 10 June 2024 Inspector’s notes include: employee not washing hands after changing tasks; no date markings for items in reach-in coolers; presence of fruit flies; unlabeled food not stored in its original container; fan to cool food is covered in dust. Pamela McLoughlin, Hartford Courant, 27 Feb. 2024 Earlier this month, the manufacturer of Walmart’s Great Value Honey Roasted Cashews recalled the product due to unlabeled allergens after some tins were found to contain coconut and milk. Caroline Petrow-Cohen, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2024 The violations included dry ingredients and bulk candy being stored in unlabeled containers and ceiling fan grates located in the main meat prep room being soiled with dust build-up. Drew Dawson, Journal Sentinel, 7 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for unlabeled 

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Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

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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 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


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