- (of seeds) not enclosed in an ovary.
- (of flowers) without a calyx or perianth.
- (of stalks, branches, etc.) without leaves.
- (of stalks, leaves, etc.) without hairs or pubescence.
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This feature tricks the smartphone into thinking you’re using your naked fingers.Best winter gloves: Our picks for touch screen gloves, ski gloves, and more|PopSci Commerce Team|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
Dialects probably play a role in maintaining the “exquisite cooperation” of naked mole-rat societies, Barker says.Naked mole-rat colonies speak with unique dialects|Jonathan Lambert|January 28, 2021|Science News
That allows you to see tiny details beyond what your naked eye can resolve.Check out this 10-billion-pixel, 3D panorama of an iconic painting|Stan Horaczek|January 25, 2021|Popular-Science
Its track has been widened, pushing the wheels further apart from each other—hence the naked carbon fiber-reinforced plastic wing arch extensions with vents that you could lose a finger inside.The 2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP: Bonkers, but too little fun|Jonathan M. Gitlin|January 15, 2021|Ars Technica
One star, Pleione, is now so close to the star Atlas they look like a single star to the naked eye.
One measly year later, Pam woke to find a naked Ewing grinning at her in the shower.
“You can cut my hair, you can bald me, you can strip me naked and take away my dignity,” she said.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One prisoner, who was left naked and shackled to a cold floor, died of suspected hypothermia.
In other instances, naked detainees were hooded and dragged up and down corridors while subject to physical abuse.
Some detainees were forced to walk around naked, or shackled with their hands above their heads.
The Smooth Naked Horsetail is a common plant, specially by the sides of streams and pools.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
It was not possible to deceive himself an instant longer, for the naked truth lay staring into his eyes.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
It was a large square apartment, very lofty and very naked-looking.
Remnants of food from previous meals can be detected with the naked eye or microscopically.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Water and soapsuds blotched the broken floor, amongst which played two little boys, absolutely naked.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for naked
- unsupported by authority or financial or other considerationa naked contract
- lacking some essential condition to render valid; incomplete
Derived forms of nakednakedly, adverbnakedness, noun
Word Origin for naked
Scientific definitions for naked
- Lacking a pericarp, as the seeds of the pine.
- Lacking a perianth, as the flowers of spurge.
- Unprotected by scales, as a bud.
- Having no leaves, as a branch or stem.
- Having no covering of fine, hairlike structures, as a stalk or leaf; glabrous.