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semisolid

[sem-ee-sol-id, sem-ahy-]
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adjective
  1. having a somewhat firm consistency; more or less solid.
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noun
  1. a semisolid substance.
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Origin of semisolid

First recorded in 1825–35; semi- + solid
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Related Words for semisolid

muddy, spongy, squishy, paste, pap, mush, mash, sponge, jam, dough, batter, marrow, poultice, grume, curd, gelatinous, pulpy, quaggy, slushy, squashy

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British Dictionary definitions for semisolid

semisolid

adjective
    1. having a viscosity and rigidity intermediate between that of a solid and a liquid
    2. partly solid
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noun
  1. a substance in this state
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