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Definition of "incomplete" []

  • Not complete. (adjective)
  • Football Not caught in bounds or intercepted: an incomplete forward pass. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incomplete" in a sentence
  • "In using the term incomplete fertilization, I mean supplying only potash, phosphoric acid and nitrogen, and possibly lime and sulphur, when the soil is denuded of several other elements."
  • "A recovery by two or three tenants in tail with crofs, remainders, and a fine by the other, leaves the title incomplete as to the Ihare of tlie perfon who, levies the fine, - •* 23"
  • "The condition referred to above and which we termed incomplete constipation may affect the nursing infant."