unmounted

adjective

un·​mount·​ed ˌən-ˈmau̇n-təd How to pronounce unmounted (audio)
: not mounted
unmounted guns
unmounted paintings
especially : not mounted on or provided with a horse
unmounted soldiers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Reinstall the loose tire bead, but leave a final section unmounted. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 28 July 2020 Shake the sealant bottle for 10 to 20 seconds to thoroughly mix its contents, then pour the appropriate amount into the cup, and carefully pour that directly into the tire at the unmounted section. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 28 July 2020 This specific unmounted stone, which weighs 1.02 carats, has a starting bid of £300,000 (approximately $403,254 at the current exchange rate) but could fetch up to £500,000 ($672,090). Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 Nov. 2021 And, like Black Pearl, the tips of the masts can be unmounted to give enough clearance to sail under the Bridge of the Americas, and access the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 11 Oct. 2021 Either the gun is unmounted, uncovered, manned, but secured and pointed into the air, manned and pointed forward, made ready to fire, and then, finally, aimed at a target. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 21 May 2021 For better practice, call for the targets with an unmounted gun. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, 24 Sep. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmounted was circa 1550

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Cite this Entry

“Unmounted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmounted. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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