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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unknown  \Un*known"\,  a. 
  Not  known  not  apprehended.  --  {Un*known"ness},  n.  [R.] 
  --Camden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unknown 
  adj  1:  not  known  "an  unknown  amount";  "an  unknown  island";  "an 
  unknown  writer";  "an  unknown  source"  [ant:  {known}] 
  2:  being  or  having  an  unknown  or  unnamed  source;  "a  poem  by  an 
  unknown  author";  "corporations  responsible  to  nameless 
  owners";  "an  unnamed  donor"  [syn:  {nameless},  {unidentified}, 
  {unnamed}] 
  3:  not  known  to  exist;  "things  obscurely  felt  surged  up  from 
  unsuspected  depths  in  her"-  Edith  Wharton 
  4:  not  famous  or  acclaimed;  "an  obscure  family";  "unsung  heroes 
  of  the  war"  [syn:  {obscure},  {unsung}] 
  5:  not  known  before  "used  many  strange  words";  "saw  many 
  strange  faces  in  the  crowd";  "don't  let  anyone  unknown 
  into  the  house"  [syn:  {strange}] 
  n  1:  an  unknown  and  unexplored  region;  "they  came  like  angels  out 
  the  unknown"  [syn:  {unknown  region},  {terra  incognita}] 
  2:  anyone  who  does  not  belong  in  the  environment  in  which  they 
  are  found  [syn:  {stranger},  {alien}] 
  3:  a  variable  whose  values  are  solutions  of  an  equation  [syn:  {unknown 
  quantity}] 




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