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semi-

(word root) half, partially
Examples of words with the root semi-: semicircle, semiautomatic

sem·i

 (sĕm′ī, sĕm′ē)
n. pl. sem·is Informal
1.
a. A semitrailer.
b. A tractor-trailer.
2. A semifinal.
3. A semiformal dance.

semi

(ˈsɛmɪ)
n, pl semis
1. Brit a semidetached house
2. (General Sporting Terms) short for semifinal
3. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian and Austral and NZ short for semitrailer

sem•i

(ˈsɛm i, ˈsɛm aɪ)

n.
1. a semitrailer.
2. Often, semis. a semifinal contest or round.
[1940–45; by shortening]

semi-

a combining form meaning “half” (semiannual), “partially,” “somewhat” (semiautomatic; semidetached; semiformal).
[Middle English < Latin sēmi-, c. Old English sōm-, sām- half (modern dial. sam-), Old High German sāmi-, Greek hēmi-, Skt sāmi-; compare sesqui-]
usage: See bi-1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semi - one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
elimination tournament - a tournament in which losers are eliminated in successive rounds
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
2.semi - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer togethersemi - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
semitrailer, semi - a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
tandem trailer - trucking rig with two trailers in tandem
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
3.semi - a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
articulated lorry, tractor trailer, trailer truck, trucking rig, rig, semi - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
Translations
dvojdomek
tofamiliehus
paritalo
kuća prizidana s jedne strane
二戸建て住宅
두 채가 한 동을 이루고 있는 집
daļējipus-
parhus
ครึ่งหนึ่ง
nhà chung tường

semi

[ˈsemɪ] N
1. (Brit) (also semi-detached house) → casa f con una pared medianera
3. (US) (also semi-trailer) → trailer m

semi

[ˈsɛmi]
n
(British) (= semi-detached house) → maison f jumelée
We live in a semi → Nous habitons dans une maison jumelée. semis
npl (British) (= semi-finals) → demies fpl
to reach the semis → atteindre les demiessemi-annual [ˌsɛmiˈænjuəl] adj (US) (= biannual) → semestriel(le)semi-automatic semiautomatic [ˌsɛmiˌɔːtəˈmætɪk] n (= firearm) → arme f semi-automatique

semi

:
semiautomatic
n (= weapon)halb automatische Waffe
semibreve
n (esp Brit) → ganze Note
semicircle
nHalbkreis m
semicircular
adjhalbkreisförmig; semi canal (Anat) → Bogengang m
semicolon
nStrichpunkt m, → Semikolon nt
semiconductor
nHalbleiter m
semiconscious
adjhalb bewusstlos; he’s only semi, but you can talk to himer ist zwar noch nicht ganz bei Bewusstsein, Sie können aber mit ihm reden
semidarkness
nHalbdunkel nt
semi-derelict
adjhalb verfallen
semidetached (Brit)
adj semi houseDoppelhaushälfte f
semifinal
nHalb- or Semifinalspiel nt; semisHalb- or Semifinale nt
semifinalist
nTeilnehmer(in) m(f)am Halbfinale
semi-finished
adjhalb fertig, halbfertig; semi productHalb(fertig)fabrikat nt

semi

:
semiprecious
adj semi stoneHalbedelstein m
semipro
semiprofessional
adj
(esp Sport) → halbprofessionell
n (esp Sport) → Halbprofi m, → Feierabendprofi m
semiquaver
n (esp Brit) → Sechzehntel (→ note f) nt
semi-retirement
n˜ Altersteilzeit f
semiskilled
adj workerangelernt; semi jobAnlernberuf m; semi labour (Brit) or labor (US) (= workforce)Angelernte pl; (= work)Arbeit ffür Angelernte
semi-skimmed milk
n (Brit) → Halbfettmilch f, → teilentrahmte Milch
semisolid
adjhalbfest
semisubmersible
n (= oil rig)schwimmende Bohrinsel, Halbtaucher m

semi

:
semitone
nHalbton m
semitrailer
n (Brit) → Sattelschlepper m; (= part)Sattelauflieger m
semivowel
nHalbvokal m

semi

[ˈsɛmɪ] n (Brit) (fam) → casetta a schiera

semi

شبه dvojdomek tofamiliehus Doppelhaushälfte ήμισυ adosada, pareada paritalo maison jumelée kuća prizidana s jedne strane casa bifamiliare 二戸建て住宅 두 채가 한 동을 이루고 있는 집 halfvrijstaand huis semifinale bliźniak semi дом, имеющий общую стенку с соседним домом parhus ครึ่งหนึ่ง bitişik nizam ev nhà chung tường
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