Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, incomplete: applied by Linnæus and the older entomologists to pupæ which have only rudiments of wings, but otherwise resemble the image as in the Orthoptera, Hemiptera, etc.

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Examples

  • Well, it's not just about release dates or showing off a semi-complete product.

    Mouthing Off

  • As a result, they ended up with a number of semi-complete products that all needed to be maintained simultaneously (none were ever shut down, though a few, like the Identity in the Browser project, never really got off the ground), leading to a death by a thousand cuts, just as the dev team seemed to be gelling.

    The Fall of Vidoop | FactoryCity

  • So began the journey to our green home, now only semi-complete.

    Earth Day: 10 lessons for building a green house

  • Next came a straight line with a little curved line, and here things began to go south, as she ran out of space and was unsure where to put the next part, so the last two letters sort of got overlaid over the others and were sort of semi-complete.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Guanlong is known from two semi-complete specimens: they provide substantial new information on basal tyrannosauroids, but the most surprising thing is that the taxon possesses a large, bizarre, pneumatic mid-line cranial crest.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • I should apologize but then I'd be a complete dick and not just a semi-complete "pennis" as they like to say

    From Hankies to Hanky-Panky: Porn and Product Placement

  • Without further intro blabber, I offer you this semi-complete yet nonetheless definitive list of the women behind the men behind center.

    YesButNoButYes: YBNBY Hall of Fame: The NFL Quarterbacks Wives' Club

  • And a semi-complete being cannot live forever, neither can it receive blessing forever.

    Hebrew Literature

  • For a while, Hugo's only company is a semi-complete automaton, a kind of primitive mechanical man that his late machinist dad Jude Law, seen in flashback discovered in a museum storage area.

    News

  • I compiled a semi-complete listing of English translation/publishing companies that deal with eroge.

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