from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Free from obstructions; clear: an unobstructed view.

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  • adj. Not obstructed

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not obstructed; not filled with impediments; not hindered or stopped; clear: as, an unobstructed stream or channel.

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

  • adj. free from impediment or obstruction or hindrance


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