Definition of Semisolid

1. Adjective. Partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid. "A semisolid mixture"

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Definition of Semisolid

1. a. Partially solid.

Definition of Semisolid

1. Adjective. Having properties that partially resemble those of a solid; having properties between those of a solid and those of a liquid. ¹

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Definition of Semisolid

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semisolid

semisecret
semisecretive
semisecretly
semisecular
semisedentary
semiserious
semiseriously
semises
semishrubby
semisimple
semiskilled
semiskilled(a)
semisoft
semisolid (current term)
semisolids
semisomnia
semispace
semispaces
semispeaker
semispeakers
semisphere
semispheres
semispherical
semispheroidal
semispinal
semispinal muscle
semispinal muscle of head
semispinal muscle of neck

Literary usage of Semisolid

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1. Obstetrics for nurses by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1917)
"semisolid Diet.—All the above plus eggnog, milk- toast, cereal foods (boiled), ice-cream, corn-starch pudding, blanc-mange, soft-boiled eggs, scraped beef, ..."

2. Laboratory Manual of Bituminous Materials for the Use of Students in Highway by Prévost Hubbard (1916)
"semisolid AND SOLID PETROLEUM AND ASPHALT PRODUCTS semisolid petroleum and asphalt products are used as asphalt cements or joint fillers. ..."

3. Highway Inspectors' Handbook by Prévost Hubbard (1919)
"semisolid Refined Tars, (a) The semisolid refined tars are usually very viscous tar residues intended primarily to serve as bituminous cements in the road ..."

4. First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances by Frank Humphreys Storer (1864)
"Much more soluble in cold than in hot water, a clear, cold saturated solution becoming semisolid when heated nearly to the boiling point (Back ton. ..."

5. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1887)
"... a semisolid tumour, not mobile, but very tender on pressure (e). There was marked supra-pubic oedema. Per vaginam, in the anterior cul-de-sac was a mass ..."

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