unweathered

adjective
un·​weath·​ered | \ ˌən-ˈwe-t͟hərd How to pronounce unweathered (audio) \

Definition of unweathered

: not showing the effects of exposure to the weather : not weathered smooth, unweathered skin unweathered granite

Examples of unweathered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Based on the differences in mass between the underwater and unweathered Lego bricks, the study authors project that the toys could last anywhere from 100 to 1,300 years in the marine environment. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, "Lego Pieces Could Last for 1,300 Years in Marine Environments," 24 Mar. 2020 Much of the ground where Ms. Hollingshead found her diamond is made of unweathered volcanic rock. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "Woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond while learning how to find diamonds," 22 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unweathered

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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20 Aug 2020

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“Unweathered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unweathered. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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