un·​lead·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈle-dəd \

Definition of unleaded

1 : not having leads between the lines in printing
2 : not treated or mixed with lead or lead compounds unleaded fuels

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The average price of unleaded in France is now $6.59 a gallon, most of it taxes. Noemie Bisserbe, WSJ, "France’s Macron, Astride the Globe, Overlooked Swelling Anger at Home," 7 Dec. 2018 Fuel capacity/type: 13.2 gallons/unleaded regular EPA fuel economy: 27 mpg city/33 highway/30 combined (2.0, front drive); 25/30/27 (2.0, AWD); 28/32/30 (1.6, front drive); 26/29/27 (1.6, AWD). G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "All-new Kona: Small crossover joins Hyundai lineup, starts at $19,500," 5 May 2018 The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in California is $3.80, according to the American Automobile Association, second-highest in the nation behind Hawaii. Alejandro Lazo, WSJ, "California Gas Tax Fuels Congressional Battles," 10 Oct. 2018 Gasoline prices fell nearly 5 cents a gallon last week in the Houston metro area, down to an average of $2.64 for a gallon of regular unleaded, while the national average dipped more than 5 cents to $2.83 a gallon. Jordan Blum, Rye Druzin, Houston Chronicle, "June dip in fuel prices coming to an end," 25 June 2018 The price of a gallon of regular unleaded hit an average of $2.79 a gallon in the Orlando area on Monday morning, according to AAA. Kyle Arnold, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Orlando gas prices balloon to $2.79 a gallon," 14 May 2018 After five weeks of declining gas prices, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is expected to hit $2.90 a gallon during the holiday, according to GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices nationwide. Katherine Blunt, Houston Chronicle, "Gasoline prices surge ahead of July 4," 28 June 2018 Orlando area gas prices hit an average of $2.60 for regular unleaded Monday, according to AAA, the cheapest since the middle of April. Kyle Arnold, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Orlando gas prices expected to rise again with oil volatility," 25 June 2018 The average price of regular unleaded in the Houston area fell 2.7 cents to $2.61 a gallon, while the national average dropped by 0.3 cents to $2.85 a gallon, according to GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices nationwide. Katherine Blunt, Houston Chronicle, "Gasoline prices drop slightly in Houston," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of unleaded

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of unleaded

: not containing lead

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