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  • adj. not identified; having an unknown or unnamed identity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not yet identified
  • adj. being or having an unknown or unnamed source


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  • Syria's official news agency, SANA, said nothing about the Homs fighting but said a gas pipeline in the area was blown up by what it called an unidentified terrorist group.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Consider this: half of the 80,000 genes inventoried from the Costa Rican termites remain unidentified, and each of those 40,000, Warnecke imagines, could require a Ph.D. thesis to figure out.

    Gut Reactions

  • These ID opponents, who remain unidentified, complained to Dean Ben Kelley of the School of Engineering and Computer Science, who promptly pulled the plug on Marks 'lab and took down the accompanying website.

    2007 August - Telic Thoughts

  • Late Friday, three people close to the investigation, each asking to remain unidentified because of grand jury secrecy, identified Rove as Official A.


  • Malek said someone on his staff -- again unidentified -- had asked the FBI to investigate Schorr but the message somehow got bungled.

    The President and the Press

  • Information Act, looking for details that link them to those unidentified from the Pearl

    Remains Returned List WWII

  • 'So at the moment it is "unidentified" - the person who reported it has trawled the internet and says the closest ID fit is a giant green sea turtle - but the description of the head doesn't add up.' News of the Underwater World

  • Please contact Helen Waite.) (6) Call in unidentified flying object reports to the Patrick Air Force Base Command Post, telephone 494-7001.

    Governments Suppress Alien Truth - Former NASA Astronaut Edgar Mitchell - NASA Watch

  • Its information, reported voluntarily by participating businesses, can be outdated or incomplete, and it allows noteholders to remain unidentified.

    Loan recording mess in Va. allows homeowners who don't qualify to get tax break

  • On Aug. 24, 2010, Mr. Anthony called an unidentified police officer who "agreed to interfere with the lawful disposition of a summons," the indictment read.

    Officers Indicted Amid Supporters


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