unweighted

adjective un·weight·ed \ ˌən-ˈwā-təd \
Updated on: 7 May 2018

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

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1883

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