un·​paint·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈpān-təd How to pronounce unpainted (audio) \

Definition of unpainted

: not painted unpainted wood an unpainted canvas

Examples of unpainted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taking their cue from these seemingly unpainted marbles, artists like Michelangelo left their Renaissance sculptures similarly unadorned. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 June 2022 The cleaning methods discussed below are for unpainted, clay brick pavers only. Kristina Mcguirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 June 2022 Most companies provide furniture — though that ranges from low-lying unpainted wooden tables to sleek Modernist outdoor tables and chairs — and most picnics generally run about two hours. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 June 2022 In this kitchen designed by Shawn Henderson, the white brick backsplash allows for a more modern, fresh mood as opposed to the industrial and darker presence of unpainted bricks. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 14 June 2022 Weathered walls and beams, intentionally left unpainted, reveal the building’s industrial history. Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2022 The tiles won’t stick to porous wood, ceramic tiles that have a surface texture or unpainted drywall. Washington Post, 14 Mar. 2022 The unpainted, eyelash-shaped silhouettes are defined by areas of flat color as if they were cut with scissors out of a sheet of paper. cleveland, 13 Mar. 2022 To use it, first attach the strap to your wrist, then attach the clip to an unpainted metal part of any object that's properly grounded. Saira Mueller, Wired, 17 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unpainted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpainted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpainted. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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