unmodified

adjective
un·​mod·​i·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈmä-də-ˌfīd How to pronounce unmodified (audio) \

Definition of unmodified

: not altered or modified an unmodified engine … a right to be born with an unmodified genetic code …— Kelsey Dallas

Examples of unmodified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the other half was realizing the controls, climate control and infotainment are unmodified, easy to use Ford factory-spec. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Custom truck maker Mil-Spec takes on its next project: Ford F-150 that dwarfs Raptor," 13 June 2020 That means unmodified mice cannot catch the infection. The Economist, "Laboratory mice An animal model of covid-19 is now available," 13 June 2020 Now for the last part, if the user happens to be firing their AR pistol with an unmodified stabilizing brace from a particular position and places the brace on or against their shoulder, this act does not change the classification of the platform. Chris Mudgett, Outdoor Life, "7 Things You Need to Know Before Buying an AR Pistol," 16 Apr. 2020 The researchers set up a taste test for unmodified Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies and for seven strains that had been genetically altered to each lack a different opsin. Mitch Leslie, Science | AAAS, "Proteins that sense light also sense taste, at least in fruit flies," 2 Apr. 2020 No more, though—for a group of researchers in America have worked out how to use unmodified biological cells to create new sorts of organisms that might do a variety of jobs, and might even be made to reproduce themselves. The Economist, "Biological robots A research team builds robots from living cells," 18 Jan. 2020 The CacheOut authors said the vulnerability can be used to attack the unmodified Linux kernel, specifically attacking kernel address space layout randomization (KASLR) and recovering secret kernel stack canaries. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "New 'CacheOut' attack targets Intel processors, with a fix arriving soon," 27 Jan. 2020 Bugatti has never said how fast an unmodified car could go without the electronic limiter. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "A Bugatti went 305 miles per hour. That's a record," 2 Sep. 2019 In 2012, an unmodified 2012 Toyota Tundra pulled the enormous, 292,000-pound Endeavor space shuttle over a bridge across I-405 in Los Angeles. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "Ford F-150 EV pickup prototype tows more than 1 million pounds in a demonstration," 23 July 2019

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First Known Use of unmodified

1668, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2020

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“Unmodified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmodified. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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