un·​ob·​struct·​ed | \ ˌən-əb-ˈstrək-təd How to pronounce unobstructed (audio) , -äb- \

Definition of unobstructed

: clear or free from obstructions or obstacles : not obstructed an unobstructed view of the river

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Examples of unobstructed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Mavic Mini has a range of up to 2.4 miles (unobstructed). Dallas News, "DJI Mavic Mini vs. Mavic Air: Which drone is right for you?," 2 Jan. 2020 Fleury then scored his first goal in his 96th NHL game, walking in from the blue line for an unobstructed shot. Greg Beacham, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Ducks extend unbeaten home start, knock off Canes 4-2," 18 Oct. 2019 Having a clear unobstructed horizon and binoculars will help you in your search. Arnold Pearlstein,, "The Stars This Week: Oct. 13-19," 13 Oct. 2019 Now that lifts and toilets can be located on a building’s periphery rather than its central shaft, entire unobstructed floors are being built. The Economist, "Redesigning the corporate office," 26 Sep. 2019 This unit, being a batch-feed disposal, doesn’t have a splash guard, so waste is very easily inserted through the drain unobstructed. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, "6 Best Garbage Disposals For Pulverizing Food," 25 Sep. 2019 Garlic should be kept out of sunlight with unobstructed air circulation. Billy Cadden, Popular Science, "The best kitchen tools to seriously improve your cooking," 19 Aug. 2019 Each unit also comes with rooftop lounges for unobstructed views of the Coconino National Forest. Chadner Navarro, Fortune, "2020’s Most Anticipated Hotel Openings," 1 Jan. 2020 To maximize your chances of catching the show, look for a spot that offers a wide, unobstructed view., "Watch the Ursids meteor shower 2019 peak in night skies - The Boston Globe," 23 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unobstructed

1648, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unobstructed was in 1648

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“Unobstructed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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to assert without proof or before proving

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