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unset

[uhn-set] /ʌnˈsɛt/
adjective
1.
not set; not solidified or made firm, as concrete or asphalt.
2.
(of a gemstone) not mounted in a setting.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English: (of a time) unappointed; see un-2, set
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Examples for unset
  • The bath contains unset gel made with deionized or distilled water, which is calcium-free.
  • One of the down-town jewelers has a window filled with opals, set and unset.
  • They also showed that this clock could be unset and reset by light.
  • It consists of groups of four cutters set alternately, separated by an unset raker with gullets on each side.
  • If you use rat traps, bait the trap unset for a few days, then set the trigger.
  • Because it is only available to users of that shell, the code to set or unset it should be in a shell-specific package.
British Dictionary definitions for unset

unset

/ʌnˈsɛt/
adjective
1.
not yet solidified or firm
2.
(of a gem) not yet in a setting
3.
(of textual matter) not yet composed
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