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uncombined Line breaks: un|com¦bined
Pronunciation: /ʌnkəmˈbʌɪnd/

Definition of uncombined in English:


1Not joined or merged to form a single unit or substance: the linking of previously uncombined genres
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  • As connected with the human will, emotion is never uncombined with thought.
  • These uncombined suffixes very materially modify the meaning of the verb to speak.
  • How many pure, uncombined, vowels are there in General American speech?
1.1 Chemistry (Of an element) not combined in a compound: uncombined nitrogen
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  • The specific gravity of the alloy is greater than that of the two metals in an uncombined state.
  • The oxidation state of any atom in an uncombined element is equal to zero.
  • It is a measurement of pressure exerted by uncombined oxygen molecules dissolved in plasma.

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