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in·com·plete

 (ĭn′kəm-plēt′)
adj.
1. Not complete.
2. Football Not caught in bounds or intercepted: an incomplete forward pass.
n.
A grade indicating that the requirements for an academic course or assignment have not been met.

in′com·plete′ly adv.
in′com·plete′ness, in′com·ple′tion n.

incomplete

(ˌɪnkəmˈpliːt)
adj
1. not complete or finished
2. not completely developed; imperfect
3. (Logic) logic
a. (of a formal theory) not so constructed that the addition of a non-theorem to the axioms renders it inconsistent
b. (of an expression) not having a reference of its own but requiring completion by another expression
ˌincomˈpletely adv
ˌincomˈpleteness, ˌincomˈpletion n

in•com•plete

(ˌɪn kəmˈplit)

adj.
1. lacking some part.
2. (of a forward pass) not completed.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
in`com•plete′ly, adv.
in`com•plete′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incomplete - not complete or totalincomplete - not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass"
fractional - constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety; "a fractional share of the vote"; "a partial dose"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
2.incomplete - not yet finishedincomplete - not yet finished; "his thesis is still incomplete"; "an uncompleted play"
unfinished - not brought to an end or conclusion; "unfinished business"; "the building is still unfinished"

incomplete

incomplete

adjective
Lacking an essential element:
Translations
غَيْر كامِل، غَيْر تامنَاقِصٌ
nedokončenýneúplný
ufuldstændigufuldendt
epätäydellinen
nepotpun
nem teljes
ófullgerîur; sem vantar í
不完全な
불완전한
nepabaigtasnepilnas
nepabeigtsnepilnīgsnepilns
neúplný
nepopoln
ofullständig
ไม่สมบูรณ์
không đầy đủ

incomplete

[ˌɪnkəmˈpliːt] ADJ (= partial) → incompleto; (= unfinished) → inacabado, sin terminar
the gathering would be incomplete without himsin él la reunión no estaría completa

incomplete

[ˌɪnkəmˈpliːt] adj
(= unfinished) [task] → incomplet/ète
(= not total) [set, success, union] → inachevé(e)

incomplete

adj collection, seriesunvollkommen, unvollständig; knowledge, informationlückenhaft; (= not finished also) painting, novelunfertig; (referring to numbers) → unvollständig, nicht vollzählig

incomplete

[ˌɪnkəmˈpliːt] adj (partial) → incompleto/a; (unfinished, work) → non finito/a; (book, painting) → incompiuto/a

incomplete

(inkəmˈpliːt) adjective
not complete or finished; with some part missing. His novel was incomplete when he died; an incomplete pack of cards.

incomplete

نَاقِصٌ nedokončený ufuldstændig unvollständig ημιτελής incompleto epätäydellinen incomplet nepotpun incompleto 不完全な 불완전한 onvolledig ufullstendig niekompletny incompleto неполный ofullständig ไม่สมบูรณ์ eksik không đầy đủ 不完善的

incomplete

a. incompleto-a, parcial, sin terminar una función.

incomplete

adj incompleto
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But nothing could be done until the rainy season had fairly set in; until the long-looked-for element that was to magically separate the gold from the dross in those dull mounds of dust and gravel had come of its own free will, and in its own appointed channels, independent of the feeble auxiliaries that had hopelessly riven the rocks on the hillside, or hung incomplete and unfinished in lofty scaffoldings above the settlement.
There is one likeness, without which my gallery of Custom-House portraits would be strangely incomplete, but which my comparatively few opportunities for observation enable me to sketch only in the merest outline.
The last story, however incomplete and like the mere opening of a serial, had been told; we handshook and "candlestuck," as somebody said, and went to bed.
All these incomplete indications but serve to torture us naturalists.
Poe's poem of the "Bells" stands incomplete to this day; but it is well enough that it is so, for the public reciter or "reader" who goes around trying to imitate the sounds of the various sorts of bells with his voice would find himself "up a stump" when he got to the church-bell-- as Joseph Addison would say.
Either way, it is, in my opinion, impossible to found any valid legal declaration on a knowledge of the document so fragmentary and so incomplete as the knowledge which you possess.
The preparations she made for this great work, the aprons she put on, the bibs she borrowed from the kitchen to keep off the ink, the time she took, the innumerable stoppages she made to have a laugh with Jip as if he understood it all, her conviction that her work was incomplete unless she signed her name at the end, and the way in which she would bring it to me, like a school-copy, and then, when I praised it, clasp me round the neck, are touching recollections to me, simple as they might appear to other men.
Notwithstanding my inability to settle to anything - which I hope arose out of the restless and incomplete tenure on which I held my means - I had a taste for reading, and read regularly so many hours a day.
She was right; my love for her, incomplete as it was, was greater than yours.
To the proofs and remarks which former papers have brought into view on this subject, it may be added that without this supplemental provision, the great and essential power of regulating foreign commerce would have been incomplete and ineffectual.
Perhaps he might have seemed deficient or incomplete to those who cannot conceive of genius without the sparkle of French passion; but he was powerful in the world of mind, and he was liable to reach, through a series of emotions imperceptible to common souls, those sudden determinations which make fools say of a man, "He is mad.
Suffice it that I am the completion of your incomplete self.