unleaded
adjective Date: circa 1891 1. not having leads between the lines in printing 2. not treated or mixed with lead or lead compounds <
unleaded fuels
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  • unleaded — 1610s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + leaded (see LEAD (Cf. lead) (n.)). In reference to gasoline, from 1965 …   Etymology dictionary

  • unleaded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (especially of petrol) without added lead …   English terms dictionary

  • unleaded — [unled′id] adj. 1. not covered or weighted with lead 2. not containing lead compounds: said of gasoline 3. Printing not having the lines of type separated by leads …   English World dictionary

  • unleaded — [[t]ʌ̱nle̱dɪd[/t]] ADJ Unleaded fuel contains a smaller amount of lead than most fuels so that it produces less harmful substances when it is burned. The new Metro is designed to run on unleaded fuel. N UNCOUNT Unleaded is also a noun. All its V8 …   English dictionary

  • unleaded — un|lead|ed [ʌnˈledıd] adj unleaded petrol does not contain any ↑lead >unleaded n [U] ▪ Ben s car only takes unleaded …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unleaded — /un led id/, adj. 1. (of gasoline) containing no tetraethyllead; lead free. 2. Print. not separated or spaced with leads, as lines of type or printed matter. n. 3. an unleaded product, esp. gasoline that contains no tetraethyllead. [1605 15; UN 1 …   Universalium

  • unleaded — adj. Unleaded is used with these nouns: ↑fuel, ↑gasoline, ↑petrol …   Collocations dictionary

  • unleaded — un|lead|ed [ ʌn ledəd ] adjective unleaded gas does not contain LEAD and is therefore less harmful to people and to the environment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unleaded — adjective unleaded petrol does not contain any lead 3 (1) so is less harmful to the environment …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unleaded — UK [ʌnˈledɪd] / US [ʌnˈledəd] adjective unleaded petrol does not contain lead and is therefore less harmful to people and to the environment …   English dictionary

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