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unweighted

Syllabification: un·weight·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈwādəd
 
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Definition of unweighted in English:

adjective

1Without a weight attached.
Example sentences
  • One or more ascenders hold the cavers weight while the unweighted ascender is moved up the rope.
  • Move gradually to an unweighted barbell in weeks two and three, and a weighted bar by week four.
  • The plastic anti-ice plate produces a 90-degree corner that snugs tightly against the edges of the sole, letting you initiate accurate turns on hardpack while preventing the unweighted ski from deflecting in crud.
2 Statistics (Of a figure or sample) not adjusted or biased to reflect importance or value.
Example sentences
  • The importance value used for each species of tree was the unweighted average of the percent of relative density and the percent of relative basal area.
  • In the following tables all statistical estimates are weighted, whereas the unweighted frequencies are reported.
  • Weighted and unweighted data are available from the authors on request.

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