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  • adj. without lining; without liner
  • adj. unmarked by lines, especially of the skin

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

  • adj. not having a lining or liner
  • adj. smooth, especially of skin


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  • His cheeks are full and his skin unlined; he looks far younger than his 67 years.

    Jacob’s Ladder

  • Plus, electronics sometimes wind up sitting around in unlined pits, where chemicals can leech into soil and groundwater, poisoning the surrounding areas.

    The Problem with E-Waste | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

  • McGrath points out that the disposal site is in a 100 year floodplain and is "unlined," which allows toxins from the coal ash to leak into the area's groundwater and potentially into someone's drinking water downriver. Main RSS Feed

  • The subtle arches of her eyebrows, the delicate curves of her ears, the ruddy fullness of her lips, her porcelain skin, the miraculous, mysterious line of demarcation where her black black hair began on that unlined forehead.

    Shortcut Man

  • The plaintiffs argue that Texaco, which Chevron acquired in 2001, unloaded drilling mud and wastewater into unlined pits or rivers during 18 years of oil production.

    Ecuadorian court rules Chevron must pay $8 billion for oil pollution

  • It was unlined, with a straight, upstanding collar, and besides the zippers, the only other noticeable detail was the name, Coop, embroidered over the pocket in red.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • His face is round and entirely unlined, making him appear to be a gigantic, gnarled baby.

    Johann Hari: Larry Flynt -- Freedom Fighter, Pornographer, Monster?

  • Is there some reason why Merkin, who calls Munro "one of our greatest contemporary writers of fiction," also had to tell us that she has "relatively unlined skin," that one finds an "undercurrent of quiet amusement emanating from her gray-green eyes"?

    The Biographical Fallacy

  • "They don't do it on purpose, but for example they store industrial waste water in unlined pools, basically just dump it outside, that is how it often ended up in water."

    Carcinogen Found in US Tap Water

  • Yes, there's unlined trenches filled with amazingly horrible crap.

    WhooPPSS! (Jack Bog's Blog)


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