unlinked

adjective

un·​linked ˌən-ˈliŋ(k)t How to pronounce unlinked (audio)
: not belonging to the same genetic linkage group
unlinked genes

Examples of unlinked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If Search and Maps are unlinked, Google Maps will no longer be able suggest locations (like restaurants, for example) based on previous activity. Amrita Khalid, The Verge, 12 Jan. 2024 And unlinked Gaming app users will only be able to play single-player games, severing their access to social gaming otherwise supported by linking the Gaming service to their Facebook social networks. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 22 Jan. 2024 For this analysis, The Chronicle compared monthly data on unlinked passenger trips — any time someone boards a transit vehicle — and vehicle revenue hours, a proxy for level of service, with each agency’s figures for that corresponding month in 2019. Ricardo Cano, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 May 2021 He is also connected to the langur monkeys’ cut enclosure, a police spokeswoman said, but Pin’s death is an unlinked mystery. Jamie Landers, Dallas News, 14 Mar. 2023 Comparison of the EPAS1 SNP to genotype data from 48 unlinked SNPs confirmed that its P value is a strong outlier (5) (fig. S4). Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 3 July 2010 The statement said there are unlinked but ideologically affiliated chapters of the Proud Boys operating in Canada and Australia. Nick Perry, Chicago Tribune, 30 June 2022 Congress, recognizing the unmanageable burden of Medicaid expansion on states and taxpayers, already unlinked Medicaid expansion from the PHE. Drew Keyes, National Review, 31 Jan. 2023 However, a closer look reveals that Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis are actually unlinked, with Louis' hand hidden behind his sister's. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 14 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unlinked was in 1966

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“Unlinked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlinked. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

unlinked

adjective
un·​linked -ˈliŋ(k)t How to pronounce unlinked (audio)
: not belonging to the same genetic linkage group
unlinked genes

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