un·​pro·​cessed | \ ˌən-ˈprä-ˌsest How to pronounce unprocessed (audio) , -ˈprō-, -səst \

Definition of unprocessed

: not processed unprocessed film unprocessed foods unprocessed files

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Recent Examples on the Web Data returns to Earth from the Juno spacecraft after each flyby as raw unprocessed data before being mapped, mashed, blended and enhanced not by NASA, but by an informal team of citizen scientists. Jamie Carter, Forbes, "In Photos: NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Returns Jaw-Dropping Images Of Super-Storms On Jupiter As It Sets Course For Giant Moon," 20 Apr. 2021 Including current year returns, the IRS said that as of April 9, the agency had 16.2 million unprocessed individual returns in the pipeline. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Tax refunds taking 6-8 weeks for some as IRS deals with tax credits, fraud," 21 Apr. 2021 Intakes of unprocessed red meats declined by about half a serving per week, replaced by poultry. Dariush Mozaffarian, The Conversation, "A nutrition report card for Americans: Dark clouds, silver linings," 12 Apr. 2021 Shapiro suggests there are approximately 10 or 20 unprocessed memories responsible for most of the pain in our lives. Kristin Auble, Vogue, "How EMDR Helped Me Find Healing in a Most Daunting Year," 2 Apr. 2021 But that modest increase does not account for unprocessed change orders the construction teams have filed to deal with unforeseen problems. Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times, "Bullet train contractor warns of further two-year delay as state struggles to secure land," 29 Mar. 2021 Alaska has since spent millions of dollars trying to get through the backlog, but over 800 kits remained unprocessed as of October 2020. Author: Greg Kim, Anchorage Daily News, "A Bethel woman reported she was raped. After months of delays in the case, she publicly protested inaction by police and prosecutors.," 25 Mar. 2021 According to a State Department report from 2020, 18,864 SIVs still remained unprocessed as of September 2019, the most recent figures available. Jacob Rosen, CBS News, "CBS sitcom "United States of Al" takes on post-war life," 19 Mar. 2021 But the kit wasn’t processed until the state finished clearing a backlog of unprocessed evidence in 2019. Brendan Farrington, sun-sentinel.com, "Florida bill would let victims track rape kit processing," 23 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of unprocessed

1890, in the meaning defined above

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5 May 2021

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“Unprocessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprocessed. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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