Definition of unnested in US English:

unnested

adjective

rare
  • Removed from a nest; removed from a place of safety or comfort.

adjective

  • 1Of objects: not manufactured or arranged so that one fits into another.

  • 2Mathematics and Logic. Of abstract elements or entities: not falling within the scope of other abstract elements, especially in the same hierarchical structure.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From unnest + -ed<br>early 20th century; earliest use found in Annual Reports War Department. From un- + nested.

Pronunciation

unnested

/(ˌ)ʌnˈnɛstɪd/