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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unmanned, remote-controlledadjective

    lacking a crew

    "an unmanned satellite to Mars"


  1. unmannedadjective

    Not operated by a person or a crew.

    Unmanned robots


  1. unmanned

    An uncrewed vehicle or unmanned vehicle is a vehicle without a person on board. Uncrewed vehicles can either be under telerobotic control—remote controlled or remote guided vehicles—or they can be autonomously controlled—autonomous vehicles—which are capable of sensing their environment and navigating on their own.


  1. unmanned

    Unmanned refers to something that is operated or functioning without the physical presence of a human, usually through autonomous or remote control means. This term is generally applied to vehicles such as drones, spacecraft, or submarines, among others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unmannedadjective

    deprived of manly qualities; deficient in vigor, strength, courage, etc.; weak; effeminate

  2. Unmannedadjective

    not tamed; not made familiar with, or subject to, man; -- also used figuratively

  3. Unmannedadjective

    not furnished with men; as, an unmanned ship

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmanned in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmanned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unmanned in a Sentence

  1. Ray Mabus:

    My goal in creating the (post of deputy assistant secretary) for unmanned systems was to streamline our current programs and drive a strategy for development that is deliberate and thoughtful.

  2. The FAA:

    Safety is always the FAA's top priority, and we are concerned about the increasing number of instances where pilots have reported seeing unmanned aircraft flying nearby.

  3. Michael Huerta:

    Yes, there are proponents of unmanned aircraft and they really see huge potential with this technology and for them, we can't move fast enough, what they would like to see is free and open use of unmanned aircraft as soon as we can get there.

  4. Hugh Howard:

    She and her fellow graduates have the opportunity to become experts in clandestine special operations, as well as manned and unmanned platforms to deliver distinctive capabilities to our Navy, and the joint force in defense of the nation.

  5. Michael Huerta:

    Integrating unmanned aircraft into our airspace is a big job, and it's one the FAA is determined to get right.

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