Dictionary.com

unleaded

[ uhn-led-id ]
/ ʌnˈlɛd ɪd /
Save This Word!

adjective
(of gasoline) containing no tetraethyllead; lead-free.
Printing. not separated or spaced with leads, as lines of type or printed matter.
noun
an unleaded product, especially gasoline that contains no tetraethyllead.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of unleaded

First recorded in 1605–15; un-1 + lead2 + -ed3
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for unleaded

unleaded
/ (ʌnˈlɛdɪd) /

adjective
(of petrol) containing a reduced amount of tetraethyl lead, in order to reduce environmental pollution
not covered or weighted with lead
printing (of lines of type, etc) not spaced or separated with leads; solid
noun
petrol containing a reduced amount of tetraethyl lead
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK