uncovered

[uhn-kuhv-erd]
adjective
1.
having no cover or covering.
2.
having the head bare.
3.
not protected by collateral or other security, as a loan.
4.
not protected by insurance: Workers want their uncovered spouses to join the health plan.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English uncovert. See un-1, cover, -ed2

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uncover

[uhn-kuhv-er]
verb (used with object)
1.
to lay bare; disclose; reveal.
2.
to remove the cover or covering from.
3.
to remove a hat from (the head).
verb (used without object)
4.
to remove a cover or covering.
5.
to take off one's hat or other head covering as a gesture of respect.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English uncoveren. See un-2, cover

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uncover (ʌnˈkʌvə)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to remove the cover, cap, top, etc, from
2.  (tr) to reveal or disclose: to uncover a plot
3.  to take off (one's head covering), esp as a mark of respect

uncovered (ʌnˈkʌvəd)
 
adj
1.  not covered; revealed or bare
2.  not protected by insurance, security, etc
3.  with hat removed as a mark of respect

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Word Origin & History

uncover
c.1300, from un- (2) + cover (v.). Earliest use is fig.; lit. sense is attested from late 14c.
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Example sentences
The inferior surface is directed downward and is uncovered by peritoneum.
The other glittering rich ornaments of this place seem almost to lose their
  lustre when the statue of the saint is uncovered.
Once the fundamental features were uncovered, the decorating began.
The report uncovered significant earnings differences by gender and race.
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