Having properties intermediate between liquids and solids
2. noun
Any substance with properties intermediate between those of a solid and a liquid.

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  • semifluid — SEMIFLUÍD, Ă, semifluizi, de, adj. (Adesea substantivat, n.) Care este parţial fluid; puţin fluid. – Din fr. semi fluide. Trimis de LauraGellner, 21.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  semifluíd adj. m. (sil. flu ) fluid Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Semifluid — Sem i*flu id, a. Imperfectly fluid. n. A semifluid substance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • semifluid — [sem΄iflo͞o′id] adj. heavy or thick but capable of flowing; viscous n. a semifluid substance …   English World dictionary

  • semifluid — adjective Date: circa 1735 having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid ; viscous < fluid and semifluid lubricants > • semifluid noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • semifluid — semifluidity, n. /sem ee flooh id, sem uy /, adj. 1. imperfectly fluid; having both fluid and solid characteristics; semiliquid. n. 2. a semifluid substance. Also called semiliquid. [1725 35; SEMI + FLUID] * * * …   Universalium

  • semifluid — semi·flu·id flü əd adj having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid: VISCOUS semifluid n …   Medical dictionary

  • semifluid — sem•i•flu•id [[t]ˌsɛm iˈflu ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ [/t]] adj. 1) phs having both fluid and solid characteristics; semiliquid 2) phs Also called semiliquid a semifluid substance. • Etymology: 1725–35 sem i•flu•id′i•ty, n …   From formal English to slang

  • semifluid — /sɛmiˈfluəd/ (say semee floohuhd) adjective 1. imperfectly fluid, having both fluid and solid characteristics. –noun 2. a semifluid substance. Also, semiliquid /sɛmiˈlɪkwəd/ (say semee likwuhd) …   Australian English dictionary

  • semifluid — adj. & n. adj. of a consistency between solid and liquid. n. a semifluid substance …   Useful english dictionary

  • semifluid — se|mi|fluid Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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