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

  • adjective Not brought to an end; incomplete.
  • adjective Not having received special processing, such as dyeing or varnishing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not finished; not complete; not brought to an end; imperfect.

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

  • adjective Not finished, not brought to an end; imperfect; incomplete; left in the rough; wanting the last hand or touch

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

  • adjective not finished, not completed

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

  • adjective not brought to the desired final state
  • adjective lacking a surface finish such as paint
  • adjective not brought to an end or conclusion


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