Definitions

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  • adj. Not copied; not having been copied.

Etymologies

un- +‎ copied (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Microsoft, never one to leave a feature uncopied, says it will develop a system to use Silverlight when offline.

    The Battle Today for What You Can Do on Your Phone Tomorrow - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Unfortunately, organisms will cheat if merit is proportional to the full genome length—they will add on unexecuted and uncopied code to their genomes creating a code bloat.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • It's written for poets and 'others' who are often out of funds and might be, as detailed by author Ann Rogers: young wives and husbands making ends meet students musicians with uncopied scores painters with unsold pictures novelists in the middle of a novel older people with small fixed stipends people who only like to work occasionally aspiring food bloggers (oh wait, 1966?)

    Cold Cucumber Soup | A Veggie Venture

  • Three druidic texts, as yet uncopied, took up most of the space.

    The Dark Queen

  • Eye Witness It was undoubtedly inconsiderate of Brother Ambrose to fall ill with a raging quinsy just a few days before the yearly rents were due for collection, and leave the rolls still uncopied, and the new entries still to be made.

    A Rare Benedictine

  • After remaining uncopied for a few years, the new style spread over the length and breadth of England.

    What to See in England

  • That he can write lines surpassing -- aye! "she cried," _surpassing_ Polonius's advice to his son, and leave them uncopied on an ale-house table to go off with the first loose woman who comes by, and be carried home, too drunk to walk, the next morning, roaring out hymns about eternal salvation.

    Nancy Stair A Novel

  • So here: but for the honor of the thing, I might as well have remained uncopied.

    Pragmatism

  • She counted the strokes, saw that there remained but one page uncopied, and concluded to finish the MS.

    Macaria; or, Altars of Sacrifice

  • Yet the only written history of him lies in an Irish MS. in the Vatican, unprinted, untranslated, uncopied; and the Irishman who would know his life must grope through Moryson, and Ware, and O'Sullivan in unwilling libraries, and in books whose price would support a student for two winters.

    Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry

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