Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not yet firm or solidified.
  • adjective Not mounted in a setting.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not set; not placed. Unplanted.
  • Not sunk below the horizon, as the sun.
  • Not fixed; unappointed. See steven.
  • Not placed in a setting; unmounted: as, unset gems.
  • Not set, as a broken limb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not set; not fixed or appointed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not set; not fixed or appointed.
  • verb transitive To make not set.

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Examples

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  • I'm primarily a PHP programmer and I find myself calling the unset () function regularly and this is entirely down to being a little obsessive about resources.

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  • I just checked your cookies and found the cookie domain to be 'unset'

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  • = ANONYMOUS) $can_watch = true; if ($notify_status = = 'unset') $sql = "SELECT notify_status

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  • What does the third Cent. Dict. definition mean about steven?

    August 11, 2011

  • Seems the antonym of unset, with meaning 'not fixed', is set or steven.

    August 11, 2011

  • Could something be unsteven?

    August 11, 2011

  • I'll concede you even-steven. Uneven-unsteven might be stretching the friendship a little.

    August 11, 2011

  • Who's Steven?

    August 11, 2011

  • King Wenceslas' galley slave.

    August 11, 2011

  • Probably my favorite Christmas Carol I don't know all the words to...( there are many). But it's a tune I can get down with.

    August 11, 2011