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Meaning of INCOMPLETE

Pronunciation:  `inkum'pleet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass"
  2. [adj]  (botany) lacking one or more of the four whorls of the complete flower--sepals or petals or stamens or pistils; "an incomplete flower"
  3. [adj]  not yet finished; "his thesis is still incomplete"; "an uncompleted play"
 

INCOMPLETE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: broken, half(a), partial, rudimentary, sketchy, uncomplete, uncompleted, unelaborated, unfinished
 
 Antonyms: complete
 
 See Also: fractional

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`com*plete"\, a. [L. incompletus: cf. F.
incomplet. See {In-} not, and {Complete}.]
1. Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all
   its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect;
   defective.

         A most imperfect and incomplete divine. --Milton.

2. (Bot.) Wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of
   a flower.

{Incomplete equation} (Alg.), an equation some of whose terms
   are wanting; or one in which the coefficient of some one
   or more of the powers of the unknown quantity is equal to
   0.

 
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