semiflexible

[ sem-ee-flek-suh-buhl, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈflɛk sə bəl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

moderately or somewhat flexible.

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Origin of semiflexible

First recorded in 1920–25; semi- + flexible
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Example sentences from the Web for semiflexible

  • By this is meant a blank book of a convenient size, with semiflexible or board covers, and of at least forty-eight pages.