unlinked

adjective
un·​linked | \ ˌən-ˈliŋ(k)t How to pronounce unlinked (audio) \

Definition of unlinked

: not belonging to the same genetic linkage group unlinked genes

Examples of unlinked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Otherwise, officials have reported that the cases are sporadic and unlinked, with no known common exposures to medicines, foods, drinks, toxic substances, or travel. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 11 May 2022 Officials have openly promoted using virus control measures in ways unlinked to the pandemic. Chris Buckley, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Jan. 2022 Officials have openly promoted using virus control measures in ways unlinked to the pandemic. New York Times, 30 Jan. 2022 The decision came as Singapore battled to stem the increasing number of unlinked or untraceable Covid-19 infections in the city-state. Jonathan Burgos, Forbes, 18 May 2021 Under the old rule, schools were closed if testing found two positive results, regardless of the school’s size and even if the cases were apparently unlinked, such as those involving kids grades apart who never crossed paths. Eric Umansky, ProPublica, 8 Apr. 2021 After the losses incurred due to Covid-19, that hard salary cap was unlinked for the 2020-21 season. Carol Schram, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 Singapore reported 21 community cases today, of which 11 were unlinked, placing the seven-day moving average at 6, according to estimates by the Business Times. Jonathan Burgos, Forbes, 17 May 2021 Both sides have been reviewing the ATB arrangements since early May when the number of unlinked infections in Singapore started to increase. Jonathan Burgos, Forbes, 17 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unlinked

1966, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2022

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“Unlinked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlinked. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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unlinked

adjective
un·​linked | \ -ˈliŋ(k)t How to pronounce unlinked (audio) \

Medical Definition of unlinked

: not belonging to the same genetic linkage group unlinked genes

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