In`com*plete" (?), a. [L. incompletus: cf. F. incomplet. See In- not, and Complete.]


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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