uncontrolled

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ controlled

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Adjective[edit]

uncontrolled (comparative more uncontrolled, superlative most uncontrolled)

  1. Not controlled; not under control.
    • 1902, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Bush Studies (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 36:
      Into the gnarled uncontrolled hand swaying over the bunk the dog laid his paw.
  2. (civil engineering) Lacking the usual traffic control devices, such as traffic lights, pedestrian signals, pavement markings, traffic signs, or a crossing guard.
    uncontrolled crossing
    uncontrolled intersection

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