unpowered

adjective
un·​pow·​ered | \ ˌən-ˈpau̇(-ə)rd How to pronounce unpowered (audio) \

Definition of unpowered

: not powered (as by an engine) unpowered flight an unpowered descent Motorized reel mowers are expensive … . Simpler and better is the unpowered model, lighter by many pounds than the cast-iron prewar machine.— Eleanor Perenyi

First Known Use of unpowered

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unpowered was in 1892

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“Unpowered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpowered. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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