[ sem-ee-sol-id, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈsɒl ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
having a somewhat firm consistency; more or less solid.
a semisolid substance.
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Example sentences from the Web for semisolid
The stools are at first semisolid, and then are watery and serous.
Cysts may be true or false tumors and consist of a capsule containing a fluid or semisolid content.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
British Dictionary definitions for semisolid
/ (ˌsɛmɪˈsɒlɪd) /
- having a viscosity and rigidity intermediate between that of a solid and a liquid
- partly solid
a substance in this state
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