- of or relating to an algebraic system, as a field with an order relation defined on it, in which every set of elements of the system has a least upper bound.
- of or relating to a set in which every fundamental sequence converges to an element of the set.Compare fundamental sequence.
- (of a lattice) having the property that every subset has a least upper bound and a greatest lower bound.
verb (used with object), com·plet·ed, com·plet·ing.
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The colors were wound upon quills, numbers of which hung, each by its thread, from the half-completed work.An American Girl Abroad|Adeline Trafton
Anna—dearest Anna—to whom this half-completed letter was addressed, was a person for whom he had not the slightest affection.From One Generation to Another|Henry Seton Merriman
Right and left of me, in the dim light, I saw the half-completed foundations of new houses in their first stage of existence.The Law and the Lady|Wilkie Collins
Fingers dropped from half-completed Toys as they stared after us.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Half-completed, as we saw it, it had taken but three months.The Mercy of Allah|Hilaire Belloc