One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially of food) not preserved.
newly harvested, garden-fresh, not stale, crisp, firm, unwilted, unfadedView synonyms
- ‘Sadly, many audio collections remain unpreserved or uncatalogued for lack of money or lack of institutional interest.’
- ‘Even in this era there are still many unpreserved films.’
- ‘Specimens stored unpreserved at ambient temperature yielded unacceptable standard deviations for pH, ammonia, creatinine, and osmolality.’
- ‘The state of having his papers mislabeled and unpreserved was anything but rigorous.’
- ‘Because of the unpleasant nature of dissection on unpreserved and often decomposing material, both anatomy and practitioners followed a somewhat chequered course.’
- ‘Spoiling by bacteria or oxidation are two risks inherent in unpreserved wine.’
- ‘Most of the film from the 1920s and 1930s is not commercially exploited, which means most of the film from the 1920s and 1930s sits unpreserved and rotting away.’
- ‘In some cases when food is uncooked, unpreserved, and no oxygen is present, anaerobic bacteria, like the one that causes botulism, can flourish.’
- ‘One possible explanation is that previously bound electrolytes became free over time, increasing more rapidly with the elevated pH levels found in the unpreserved samples.’
- ‘The hull breach had contaminated the galley stores and ruined most of the unpreserved food.’
- ‘That which goes unrecorded goes unpreserved except in the vanishing moment of our individual lives.’
- ‘The supermarket is a huge store full of food in cans, bags, and "fresh", that is, unpreserved but stuffed with disgusting steroids and grown in artificial fertilizer.’
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