Definition of unfired in English:

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unfired

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfʌɪəd/

adjective

1(Of clay or pottery) not fired: homemade bowls of unfired clay
More example sentences
  • Equally evocative was a work consisting of three white-enamel bathtubs absurdly linked with the same unfired clay to plumbing pipes passing (ordinarily unnoticed) through the gallery space.
  • Occasionally the books were illustrated with engravings, but none could match the authenticity of the sixty-three unfired clay figures in Royer's collection.
  • Everything is colored a dull, even gray, like unfired clay.
2(Of a gun) not discharged.
Example sentences
  • Angel noticed that he had an unfired taser in his hand.
  • This old gun was unfired, but carrying a relatively low price tag, since the gold plating was actually gold paint.
  • From one of the ‘Greatest Generation,’ this pistol is unfired in the original box.

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