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unset

[ uhn-set ]
/ ʌnˈsɛt /
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adjective
not set; not solidified or made firm, as concrete or asphalt.
(of a gemstone) not mounted in a setting.
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Origin of unset

1350–1400; Middle English: (of a time) unappointed; see un-2, set
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British Dictionary definitions for unset

unset
/ (ʌnˈsɛt) /

adjective
not yet solidified or firm
(of a gem) not yet in a setting
(of textual matter) not yet composed
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