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semifluid

[sem-ee-floo-id, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈflu ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
imperfectly fluid; having both fluid and solid characteristics; semiliquid.
noun
2.
a semifluid substance.
Also called semiliquid.
Origin of semifluid
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35; semi- + fluid
Related forms
semifluidity, noun
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semifluid

/ˌsɛmɪˈfluːɪd/
adjective
1.
having properties between those of a liquid and those of a solid
noun
2.
a substance that has such properties because of high viscosity: tar is a semifluid
Also semiliquid
Derived Forms
semifluidity, noun
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