- of or showing earth pigments that have been calcined and changed to a deeper and warmer color: burnt ocher.
- of or showing colors having a deeper or grayer hue than is usually associated with them: burnt orange; burnt rose.
Examples from the Web for unburnt
Historical Examples of unburnt
There was no writing; the unburnt corner of the letter was a blank.Vittoria, Complete
The Egyptians also made use of both burnt and unburnt brick.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
Three days thereafter the ordeal was proven, and his feet were unburnt.Capitals of the Northlands
Ian C. Hannah
It made a pattering noise upon the unburnt part of the hills.The Forgotten Planet
The product is a mixture of teroxide of antimony, with some unburnt sulphide, and a little antimonious acid.
past participle adjective from alternative past participle of burn (v.). Burnt offering (late 14c.) is biblical (e.g. Ex. xx:24, Mark xii:33).