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 Under the current agreement between the two financial hubs, the arrangement is suspended for two weeks if the seven-day moving average of unlinked cases rises to five in either city. Bloomberg.com, "U.S. Cases Pass 12 Million; California Hits Record: Virus Update," 20 Nov. 2020 The current average of unlinked cases in Hong Kong is nearly four. Zen Soo, USA TODAY, "Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble meant to boost tourism postponed at least two weeks," 21 Nov. 2020 Within a month, it was fully formed, with a complete cast of characters drawn from a series of otherwise unlinked domains: Democratic politics, the private lives of the Podesta brothers, casual family dining and satanic pedophilic trafficking. Timothy R. Tangherlini, The Conversation, "An AI tool can distinguish between a conspiracy theory and a true conspiracy – it comes down to how easily the story falls apart," 13 Nov. 2020 But as unlinked cases kept emerging, the government closed down the city of 5 million people from July until September. Rachel Chang, Fortune, "As infection rates rise, Europe embraces a ‘lockdown lite’ strategy," 24 Sep. 2020 The state aims to keep its average rate of unlinked cases below 30 percent and did so for much of May and June. Steve Thompson, Washington Post, "Contact tracing is a race. But few U.S. states say how fast they’re running.," 4 July 2020 The state aims to keep its average rate of unlinked cases below 30 percent and did so for much of May and June. Steve Thompson, Anchorage Daily News, "US states reveal little about success in contact tracing," 4 July 2020 Julia’s boss has proposed to reprint Grant’s unlinked stories, edited and with a new introduction by Julia. Tom Nolan, WSJ, "Mysteries: The Murder Mystery as Math Problem," 14 Aug. 2020 But as the state has reopened and new cases have climbed, so has the portion that are unlinked. Steve Thompson, Washington Post, "Contact tracing is a race. But few U.S. states say how fast they’re running.," 4 July 2020

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Unlinked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlinked. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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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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