Definition of Semi

1. Noun. One of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament.

Exact synonyms: Semifinal
Group relationships: Elimination Tournament
Generic synonyms: Match
Derivative terms: Semifinalist



2. Noun. A truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together.
Exact synonyms: Articulated Lorry, Rig, Tractor Trailer, Trailer Truck, Trucking Rig
Terms within: Semitrailer, Trailer
Specialized synonyms: Tandem Trailer
Generic synonyms: Motortruck, Truck

3. Noun. A trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle.
Exact synonyms: Semitrailer
Generic synonyms: Trailer
Group relationships: Articulated Lorry, Rig, Tractor Trailer, Trailer Truck, Trucking Rig

Definition of Semi

1. Noun. (UK Australia Canada) A semi-detached house. ¹

2. Noun. A semitrailer; a tractor-trailer; an 18 wheeler. ¹

3. Noun. semifinal ¹

4. Noun. (slang) A partial erection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semi

1. a freight trailer [n -S]

Medical Definition of Semi

1. A prefix signifying half, and sometimes partly or imperfectly; as, semiannual, half yearly; semitransparent, imperfectly transparent. The prefix semi is joined to another word either with the hyphen or without it. In this book the hyphen is omitted except before a capital letter; as, semiacid, semiaquatic, semi-Arian, semiaxis, semicalcareous. Origin: L. Semi; akin to Gr, Skr. Sami-, AS. Sam-, and prob. To E. Same, from the division into two parts of the same size. Cf. Hemi-, Sandelend. (29 Oct 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semi

semes
semese
semester
semester hour
semester hours
semesters
semestral
semestre
semestrial
semi (current term)
semi-
semi-Fowler's
semi-abstraction
semi-algorithm
semi-algorithms
semi-annually
semi-apochromatic objective
semi-aquatic
semi-arid
semi-automatic
semi-automatics
semi-automatise
semi-automatize
semi-autonomous

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