unleaded

adjective

un·​lead·​ed ˌən-ˈle-dəd How to pronounce unleaded (audio)
1
: not having leads between the lines in printing
2
: not treated or mixed with lead or lead compounds
unleaded fuels

Examples of unleaded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The national average price for a gallon of unleaded regular stands at $3.61, which marks a slight uptick from where the price stood a year ago, AAA data showed. Max Zahn, ABC News, 24 May 2024 Gulf coast states like Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama are paying about $3.20 or less for a gallon of regular unleaded. Melvin Backman, Quartz, 22 May 2024 Since the beginning of the year, the average national price for a gallon of unleaded regular gas has jumped about 16%, amounting to an increase of more than 50 cents per gallon, according to AAA data shared with ABC News. Max Zahn, ABC News, 24 May 2024 Unless something really dramatic forces prices higher, consumers can probably expect to pay somewhere around $3.60 a gallon for regular-grade unleaded based on where prices observed by AAA have been trending. Melvin Backman, Quartz, 22 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for unleaded 

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Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unleaded was in 1811

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“Unleaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unleaded. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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unleaded

adjective
un·​lead·​ed ˌən-ˈled-əd How to pronounce unleaded (audio)
: not mixed with lead or lead compounds
unleaded gasoline
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