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- adj. Not burned.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not burned; not consumed or injured by fire.
- Not baked, as brick.
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Smog has two main building blocks: hydrocarbons, such as unburned gasoline, and nitrogen oxides, or NOx, which are formed when hydrocarbons burn.
Unlike other exhaust byproducts of internal combustion (such as unburned hydrocarbons) which can be reduced by making an engine run more efficiently, there is only one way to reduce the output of C02 -- burn less fuel.
Winds died down overnight, allowing crews to burn 30 miles of containment lines between active and unburned areas that create a buffer from the most violent wind-driven runs.
I examined my unburned palm, holding the gun by the barrel with my left hand.
Simple decisions made toward being more active, even when we are not exercising, can help burn calories that would otherwise go unburned.
On that lectern in the trashed Pentagon was a dictionary, untouched, unburned, pages open -- as if inviting a passerby in the chaos to literally find meaning.
Don't know about you lot, but I only have two eyes, and I'd like to keep their retinas unburned.
At least two additional corpses were seen lying outside, unburned.
That [water] exhaust that comes out of the back end of your boat -- that's not just water coming out of there, that's unburned fuel, [and] that's going right into our waterways.
"That [water] exhaust that comes out of the back end of your boat -- that's not just water coming out of there, that's unburned fuel, [and] that's going right into our waterways."
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