semisolid

[ sem-ee-sol-id, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈsɒl ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

having a somewhat firm consistency; more or less solid.

noun

a semisolid substance.

Nearby words

  1. semiround,
  2. semis,
  3. semiserious,
  4. semiskilled,
  5. semisoft,
  6. semisolus,
  7. semisophisticated,
  8. semisphere,
  9. semispheric,
  10. semispinal muscle of head

Origin of semisolid

First recorded in 1825–35; semi- + solid

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British Dictionary definitions for semisolid

semisolid

/ (ˌsɛmɪˈsɒlɪd) /

adjective

  1. having a viscosity and rigidity intermediate between that of a solid and a liquid
  2. partly solid

noun

a substance in this state
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