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

Definition of unpainted

: not painted unpainted wood an unpainted canvas

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Recent Examples on the Web Her nails were unpainted, clipped into short ovals. Seija Rankin, EW.com, "Preview Jennifer Weiner's Big Summer, the newest novel from the queen of beach reads," 5 May 2020 An evolution of the i8's carbon-fiber tub seems inevitable, as the concept shows off unpainted composite sills and trim. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, "600-HP BMW i8 M Could Be the Hybrid Sports Car We Always Wanted," 27 Apr. 2020 Tolman performed a curious experiment in which a hungry rat ran across an unpainted circular table into a dark, narrow corridor. Matthew Schafer, Scientific American, "In Search of the Brain’s Social Road Maps," 1 Feb. 2020 Most of the area on Jenner's nails was left unpainted except for clear polish. Marci Robin, Allure, "Kendall Jenner's Negative-Space Nail Art Is the Perfect Minimalist Manicure for Spring," 7 Mar. 2020 In addition, the unpainted sheets of wood chosen are rich with organic patterning: flamelike grains, knots like eyes. New York Times, "The Many Moods and Pleasures of Donald Judd’s Objects," 27 Feb. 2020 His unpainted rendition was carved from black cherry with an oak paddle and display stand. Colin Moore, Outdoor Life, "The 16 Most Awesome Turkey And Duck Calls You’ve Ever Seen," 19 Feb. 2020 Another picture of the carrier’s rear starboard quarter shows an unpainted steel hull with long streaks of rust, a legacy of the ship remaining ignored and unfinished in Ukraine for the better part of a decade. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "A Dramatic Before-and-After Look at China's First Aircraft Carrier," 3 Jan. 2020 Previous SlideNext Slide Tesla's angular, unpainted Cybertruck sure is polarizing. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "A “Cybertruck” goes on sale for $10,800—in Russia," 27 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unpainted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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10 May 2020

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“Unpainted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpainted. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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