un·​weight·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈwā-təd How to pronounce unweighted (audio) \

Definition of unweighted

: not weighted: such as
a : not made heavy with or as if with a weight Work with an unweighted exercise bar at first.— Wina Sturgeon
b : not carrying an added burden of weight an unweighted leg/ski
c : obtained from statistical data not distinguished as to relative importance Variables derived from published Census data were used in unweighted form.— Donald W. Jones

Examples of unweighted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The waters off Lorain, Vermilion and Huron are still producing big numbers of walleye in 35 to 50 feet of water, with trolling fishermen positioning unweighted lures 800 to 100 feet behind the boat off planer boards. cleveland, "Walleye anglers hoping bonanza will last: NE Ohio fishing report for weekend of Jan. 15-17," 14 Jan. 2021 It’s where the ski’s camber (the arc that lifts the middle section of an unweighted ski off the snow) ends. Louis Mazzante, Popular Mechanics, "The Best All-Mountain Skis to Crush It Everywhere," 25 Nov. 2020 The overall county preparedness score is an unweighted average from five pillars. STAT, "Covid-19 Preparedness: How ready is your county?," 18 Apr. 2020 His grade-point average is 4.7 weighted and 3.9 unweighted. Richard Obert, azcentral, "Paradise Valley basketball standout Anthony Giliberto makes college announcement," 9 Apr. 2020 For those who want to catch-and-release, a soft plastic on a light jig head or rigged weedless on an unweighted head is hard to beat. Frank Sargeant, al, "Friday Fishing Report," 2 Apr. 2020 In Oregon, the average unweighted maximum out of pocket limit among Medicare Advantage plans has increased 48% since 2012, from $3,300 to $4,800 next year, according to The Oregonian/OregonLive’s analysis of federal data. oregonlive, "Medicare 2020: Monthly premiums holding steady as open enrollment nears," 13 Oct. 2019 Their average unweighted monthly premium will decline 17%, according to The Oregonian/OregonLive’s analysis of federal data. oregonlive, "Medicare 2020: Monthly premiums holding steady as open enrollment nears," 13 Oct. 2019 The best lures proved to be unweighted 4-inch flukes and stick worms (4 and 5-inch Senkos) and 6-inch plastic worms fished with a small bullet weight. Bill May, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Bill May: Picking pockets on the Piankatank," 22 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unweighted

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Unweighted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unweighted. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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