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.

See also: Incomplete

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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