unsigned
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EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
AdjectiveEdit
unsigned (not comparable)
 (computing) Not accepting negative numbers; having only a positive absolute value.
 We use an unsigned variable to store the employee's salary, since it will never be less than zero.
 Lacking a signature, unendorsed.
 The bank rejected the unsigned check.
 Not signed to an organization such as a sports club or record label.
 2008, Jonathan Rand, The Year That Changed the Game
 The unsigned player also had the option of sitting out a year and negotiating as a free agent.
 2008, Jonathan Rand, The Year That Changed the Game
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TranslationsEdit
not accepting negative numbers; having only a positive absolute value
lacking a signature, unendorsed

NounEdit
unsigned (plural unsigneds)
 (computing) A numeric value or variable that has no sign and can only be positive.
 1999, Steve Heller, Optimizing C++ (page 107)
 For compilers which produce twobyte unsigneds, the maximum cumulative frequency is 16,383 if we wish to avoid the use of long arithmetic.
 1999, Steve Heller, Optimizing C++ (page 107)