un·​lined ˌən-ˈlīnd How to pronounce unlined (audio)
: not lined: such as
: not marked with lines
unlined paper
a smooth, unlined face
: not having a lining or liner
an unlined coat
unlined fish ponds

Examples of unlined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outdoor Voices One Shoulder Dress Now 41% Off $59 at Outdoor Voices This unlined exercise dress gives you a stylish one-shoulder look paired with the comfort of an exercise dress. Ellen McAlpine, Women's Health, 21 Aug. 2023 Jenner also modeled the fashion house’s iconic underwear set, sporting a modern cotton unlined triangle bralette and modern cotton thong, while posing in a bed. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 14 Aug. 2023 Available in band sizes up to 46 and sizes up to a G cup, this bra is designed to prioritize comfort with soft materials and unlined cups. Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 17 Aug. 2023 This unlined option combines sheer lightweight and seamless fabric with underwire support to enhance your natural shape. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, harpersbazaar.com, 30 May 2023 For decades, the company had dumped waste containing the chemical into the Ohio River and unlined pits on its property, polluting both the air and drinking water of tens of thousands of people. Kim Tingley, New York Times, 16 Aug. 2023 Environmental groups and other have argued for years that utilities should move coal ash out of unlined ponds -- either voluntarily or by government mandate. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 3 Aug. 2023 Offering unparalleled lift and coverage, this bra features an underwire and encapsulation design with unlined cups for breast separation without bulky padding. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 26 July 2023 In the San Carlos Irrigation District, the silt coming from unlined dirt canals would block the irrigation tapes and stop the system from working. The Arizona Republic, 9 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1516, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unlined was in 1516

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“Unlined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlined. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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