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incomplete

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adjective in·com·plete \ˌin-kəm-ˈplēt\

Simple Definition of incomplete

  • : lacking some part : not finished : not complete

  • American football of a forward pass : not caught by the player the ball was thrown to

Full Definition of incomplete

  1. 1 :  not complete :  unfinished: as a :  lacking a part; especially :  lacking one or more sets of floral organs b of insect metamorphosis :  characterized by the absence of a pupal stage between the immature stages and the adult of an insect in which the young usually resemble the adult — compare complete 5

  2. 2 of a football pass :  not legally caught

in·com·plete·ly adverb
in·com·plete·ness noun

Medical Dictionary

incomplete

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adjective in·com·plete \ˌin-kəm-ˈplēt\

Medical Definition of incomplete

  1. 1of insect metamorphosis :  having no pupal stage between the immature stages and the adult with the young insect usually resembling the adult—compare complete 1

  2. 2of a bone fracture :  not broken entirely across—compare complete 2

  3. 3:  characterized by incomplete dominance <an incomplete dominant>





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