unlined

adjective
un·​lined | \ ˌən-ˈlīnd How to pronounce unlined (audio) \

Definition of unlined

: not lined: such as
a : not marked with lines unlined paper a smooth, unlined face
b : not having a lining or liner an unlined coat unlined fish ponds

Examples of unlined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At its plants near Smyrna, Rome, Newnan, Carrollton and Juliette, Georgia Power is seeking to leave most of its coal ash in unlined pits. Drew Kann, ajc, 22 Feb. 2022 How did the skin on those appendages go from unlined and dewy to something resembling a dry lake bed, the surface crisscrossed by tiny creases, my knuckles as baggy as a Shar Pei? Washington Post, 12 Mar. 2022 Last month the Environmental Protection Agency ordered utilities to stop dumping waste into unlined storage ponds and speed up plans to close leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash sites. John Raby, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Feb. 2022 Both styles are made from suede and are unlined, giving them a soft, casual air that’s a natural match to the label’s less-than-formal suiting. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 3 Mar. 2022 Hammond’s house, holds nearly 16 million tons worth of coal ash in an unlined pond. Max Blau, ProPublica, 18 Jan. 2022 The entire tat is unlined – save for a few on the rose petals. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 29 Dec. 2021 Dozens of residents near the Georgia Power facility sued the utility last year alleging contaminants from an unlined coal ash pond where power production waste is stored have seeped into their drinking water. Nick Thieme, ajc, 2 Dec. 2021 An early test of the regulations involves an unlined quarry in Will County filled with years of waste from a Joliet coal plant built by Commonwealth Edison and now owned by NRG Energy, which converted it to burn natural gas. Michael Hawthorne, chicagotribune.com, 14 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unlined

1516, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2022

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“Unlined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlined. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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