Definition of Semirigid

1. Adjective. Having a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure.

Category relationships: Aeronautics, Astronautics
Similar to: Rigid



2. Adjective. Not fully rigid.
Similar to: Inflexible

Definition of Semirigid

1. Adjective. Partially rigid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semirigid

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semirigid

semireclined
semirecondite
semirecumbent
semireflective
semireformed
semiregular
semiregular tessellation
semiregular tessellations
semiregularity
semirelativistic
semireligious
semiretired
semiretirement
semiretirements
semirevealing
semirigid (current term)
semiring
semirings
semiround
semirounded
semirounds
semirural
semis
semisacred
semisatiric
semisatirical
semisatisfied
semisavage
semisavages
semischolarly

Literary usage of Semirigid

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1. The New International Encyclopaedia by Herbert Treadwell Wade (1922)
"The semirigid and non- rigid are thought to be in many respects greatly ... The keel alone of the semirigid, however, calls for several freight cars, ..."

2. Basic Helicopter Handbook by Diane Publishing Company (1995)
"semirigid rotor systems In a semirigid rotor system, the rotor blades are rigidly ... Summarizing, a semirigid rotor system can flap and feather as a unit. ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations 21 Food and Drugs: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"semirigid and rigid acrylic and modified acrylic plastics may be safely used as articles intended for use in contact with food, in accordance with the ..."

4. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1911)
"In the Lebaudy, of the semirigid type. the car is ... In the semirigid and nonrigid types bags are placed inside of time gas bags into which air is forced ..."

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