Definition of Semifluidity
1. Noun. A property midway between a solid and a liquid.
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Literary usage of Semifluidity
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1899)
"... a temperature that all of the water has been expelled, and the whole mass melted and brought to a condition of semifluidity. Apparently the sulphur is ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1811)
"The terrestrial globe is supposed to have been formed of fragments thrown from the sun, reduced by heat to a state of semifluidity. As soon, however, as it ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"... while some of the hillocks are much larger and higher and appear to have collapsed from the semifluidity of the sand, closing up the top of the burrow ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1844)
"... the property of plasticity, or semifluidity, in a degree sufficient to account for the fact of its descending down surfaces of such small inclination. ..."
5. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1889)
"... many times a state of plasticity, or even semifluidity—reminding the reader that such state would be reached, as geologists now well understand, ..."