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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not complete.
  • adjective Football Not caught in bounds or intercepted.
  • noun A grade indicating that the requirements for an academic course or assignment have not been met.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not complete; not fully finished or developed; lacking some part or particular; defective; imperfect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
  • adjective (Bot.) Wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of a flower.
  • adjective (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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
  • adjective botany Of a flower, wanting any of the usual floral organs.
  • noun Something incomplete.
  • noun A designation of being incomplete.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not complete or total; not completed
  • adjective not yet finished

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