Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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

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

    Earth Day: 10 lessons for building a green house

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

    Mouthing Off

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

    Earth Day: 10 lessons for building a green house

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    La Petite Artiste

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    YesButNoButYes: Who Are They Now? The NFL Quarterbacks' Wives Club (and girlfriends, too)

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