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 Motherly designed and administered this survey through Motherly’s subscribers list, social media and partner channels, resulting in more than 17,000 responses creating a clean, unweighted base of 10,001 responses. Christine Michel Carter, Forbes, 1 May 2022 The research outfit said the survey has an unweighted margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points. Todd Spangler, Variety, 2 Mar. 2022 It was caught on an unweighted nightcrawler by a shore angler. cleveland, 27 Jan. 2022 Overall, the school enjoyed an unweighted GPA of 3.17, considerably higher than the 2.8 GPA that the Illinois State Board of Education uses to determine if students are college and career ready. Joshua Irvine, chicagotribune.com, 16 Nov. 2021 To apply, high school students need a 3.9 unweighted GPA and have at least a 1405 SAT score or a 32 ACT. John Maffei, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2021 The honor goes to 2021 graduates with a 3.75 or higher unweighted GPA. James Weber, The Enquirer, 31 July 2021 Dominic and Emma were the top two finishers based on unweighted grade point average. Stephanie Saul, New York Times, 11 June 2021 At Pickwick, there are still plenty of bass in the shallow grass spawning—an unweighted worm or other soft plastic will get them. Frank Sargeant, al, 29 Apr. 2021 See More

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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 28 Jun. 2022.

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