Main definitions of unnested in English

: unnested1unnested2

unnested1

adjective

rare
  • Removed from a nest; removed from a place of safety or comfort.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From unnest + -ed.

Pronunciation

unnested

/(ˌ)ʌnˈnɛstɪd/

Main definitions of unnested in English

: unnested1unnested2

unnested2

adjective

  • 1Of objects: not manufactured or arranged so that one fits into another.

  • 2Mathematics Logic
    Of abstract elements or entities: not falling within the scope of other abstract elements, especially in the same hierarchical structure.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Annual Reports War Department. From un- + nested.

Pronunciation

unnested

/(ˌ)ʌnˈnɛstɪd/