Main definitions of unlined in English

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unlined1

adjective

  • Not marked or covered with lines:

    ‘her face was still unlined’
    ‘unlined paper’
    • ‘Her slate was clutched in one shapely manicured hand, her low-volume silica mask perched on an unlined forehead, her gear a subtle symphony of colour co-ordination and understated wealth.’
    • ‘The skin under his eyebrows was smooth and unlined.’
    • ‘Her face was clear and her coffee-colored skin was unlined.’
    • ‘His face was unlined, free from smile lines and frown creases.’
    • ‘Although trained as a reporter to turn out copy on a typewriter, his papers show he quickly shifted to pencil and cheap, unlined sheets - which often reflect minimal revision when compared to the final version.’
    • ‘I noticed a sheet of thin, unlined paper beside the case that held the incredibly deadly drug.’
    • ‘The door opened to reveal a petite woman with immaculately styled black hair, a pale, unlined face, and James' brown eyes dressed impeccably is something obviously Gucci.’
    • ‘Long, light-blond hair hung around a narrow elfin face, framing cheeks white and unlined as paper.’
    • ‘The first note rings out from the right where Bernice Johnson Reagon holds court, her unlined brown skin gleaming, salt-and-pepper hair trimmed in a neat Afro.’
    • ‘On the operating table, there are more distinct differences - male facelifts can't ignore the beard, so the aim is for a more rugged, rather than completely unlined, result.’
    • ‘Along with that were poems, all written in the same loopy penmanship on pieces of unlined white paper.’
    • ‘The most important aspect is to have the person write on an unlined piece of paper, allowing the writer to create her own space and lines.’
    • ‘Women who are now in their 50s and 60s were the first to wear mini-skirts, Biba lipstick, tie-dyed T-shirts, hippy dresses made of Indian bedspreads, Laura Ashley sprigged pinafores, and safety pins through our unlined cheeks.’
    • ‘Ozzie, 45, has an unlined face and hair the color of chrome.’
    • ‘You simply settle down in a quiet place with a piece of unlined paper and a pen or pencil.’
    • ‘Enter the high profile make-up artist, as important to those in the public eye as a designer frock and unlined forehead.’
    • ‘Double-truck blank unlined pages to hold a cover image.’
    • ‘A flawless, unlined complexion - yes, even at age 58.’
    • ‘This is also one of the few parts of the world where one still occasionally spots that rarest of birds, the literary traveller, with his unlined black notebook and his creased linen trousers.’
    • ‘Loveliness still existed in her oval face which was yet unlined and framed by curly tendrils which she couldn't convince to stay in place.’

Pronunciation:

unlined

/ʌnˈlʌɪnd/

Main definitions of unlined in English

: unlined1unlined2

unlined2

adjective

  • (of a container or garment) without a lining:

    ‘unlined curtains’
    • ‘Gloves may be net, unlined jersey or heavier lined gloves for colder weather.’
    • ‘Lined pockets are just about as easy as unlined pockets to make.’
    • ‘The nest is a shallow depression, sometimes unlined, or lined with seaweed, moss, or feathers.’
    • ‘I would suggest that unlined curtains, made in a plain fabric, are the best ones to start with.’
    • ‘Wines made in unlined new chestnut barrels can be so tannic as to be undrinkable.’
    • ‘Portlandia is an unlined coat that can be made reversible to give you two unique looks.’
    • ‘Short or long sleeves, lined or unlined bodice. Suits all body types.’
    • ‘Simply slip it under the unlined pocket's finished hem allowance and press the seam allowances around it.’
    • ‘In the NBS tests, unlined chimneys allowed heat to move through the chimney so rapidly that the adjacent woodwork caught fire in only 3 1/2 hours.’
    • ‘Soft, unlined jackets, almost a cloth version of a cardigan, can also make a dress do-able.’
    • ‘Now, you simply pin the pocket into position on the jacket as in the previous instructions for an unlined pocket.’
    • ‘The benefits of an unlined shoe are greater flexibility and sensitivity; however, the unlined shoe may stretch up a full size from the original.’
    • ‘There have been cases of poisoning from unlined copper vessels, especially when vinegar or other liquids containing acetic acid have been allowed to stand in them, forming copper acetate.’
    • ‘Often featuring a snap front and drawstring waist, this jacket maybe lined or unlined.’
    • ‘The chemicals were stored in unlined pits covering a large area, reports show.’
    • ‘They claim the water is contaminated with heavy metals that have leached from the unlined evaporation ponds which cover two square kilometres of the 15-square kilometre site.’
    • ‘The unlined shell is made of powder soft and feather-light Softex II Polyester with a water-resistant finish.’
    • ‘Leaking pipes, unlined channels, evaporation from reservoirs and canals and poorly directed spraying mean that 60-85 per cent of the water never reaches the plants' roots.’
    • ‘Yet, standardized tests do show them to be more than twice as resistant to cutting as compared with an unlined glove of the same leather.’
    • ‘I said get rid of them, but he returned the next day to report that the janitorial service refused to clean unlined baskets if people threw away wet garbage like coffee grounds or food.’

Pronunciation:

unlined

/ʌnˈlʌɪnd/