half-completed

half-completed

adj
(of a job, task, project, etc) only partially completed
References in classic literature ?
Right and left of me, in the dim light, I saw the half-completed foundations of new houses in their first stage of existence.
In ordinary combs it has appeared to me that the bees do not always succeed in working at exactly the same rate from the opposite sides; for I have noticed half-completed rhombs at the base of a just-commenced cell, which were slightly concave on one side, where I suppose that the bees had excavated too quickly, and convex on the opposed side, where the bees had worked less quickly.
He said the payment was released even though the project was "half-completed.
The book is detailed in covering Masdar City's futuristic components, like an electric, automated personal rapid transit (PRT) system developed to provide "private, on-demand, nonstop transportation between any two points on a network" that connected the entire city but that languished, half-completed. Still, descriptions and photos of the PRT are nothing if not tantalizing evidence of a creative future solution to mass transit, representing both "hopefulness and anxiety."
Six students of the Islamabad Model School for Girls (IMSG), Sangjani are suffering from pneumonia due to attending lessons in half-completed classrooms.
Quantz moved between the twin naval camps: 'The Trout', with its arc of half-completed buildings, and the fancy training school for lower officers at Ruhleben on Lake Plon.
The next government will oversee the half-completed task of the present government.
Aside from allegations of corruption Qatar has been under fire for its treatment of builders working on half-completed stadiums, with unsafe conditions and low wages leading to numerous deaths and claims of modern-day slavery from human rights groups.
In the wake of the financial crisis, Dublin is full of half-completed construction projects and Occupy-style protest camps, but the financial sector of the city is set apart, mirroring the separation between the people whose lives financial policy affects and those who set it.
Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, discovered the half-completed tunnel after they captured the border town of Tal Abyad last week, spokesman Redur Khalil said.
With his scenes only half-completed, and the obvious delicacy of the situation, producers put the film on hold as they consulted Walker's family about their next step.
The road under the bridge leads to the half-completed McInerney Homes development.