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 (sĕm′ē-klăs′ĭ-kəl, sĕm′ī-)
adj. Music
1. Of, relating to, or being a work that in style or form falls between the classical and popular genres.
2. Of, relating to, or being a classical composition that enjoys popular appeal because of modern elements.
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(ˌsɛmɪˈklæsɪkəl) or


intermediate in style between classical and contemporary, often referring to music
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(ˌsɛm iˈklæs ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

intermediate in style between classical and popular music.
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Appendices adapt the Melrose-Uhlmann notion of an intersecting Lagrangian distribution to the semiclassical setting, and construct the Melrose-Taylor parametrix.
Semiclassical gravity can be summarized as a classical gravitational field coupled to quantum matter fields.
Roberts, "Semiclassical calculation for collision induced dissociation.
It is well known that the lowest possible (semiclassical) rate of growth of [N.sub.-] ([q.sub.[alpha]V,S]) is
The main tools in this article are opposite those of the general tract of semiclassical analysis papers.
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The bulk thermoelectric materials mainly use the semiclassical electron transport theory to calculate the thermoelectric efficiency of ZT, and the general bulk thermoelectric materials have low ZT values.
The value of [epsilon] now gets fixed to 2[pi] by comparing this expression with the semiclassical Hawking temperature T = [M.sup.2.sub.p][c.sup.2]/8[pi]M[k.sub.B] [50, 51].
Neveu, "Particle spectrum in model field theories from semiclassical functional integral techniques," Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, vol.
Under the framework of the semiclassical theory and dipole and rotating wave approximations, the evolution of the three-level system can be represented by [13]
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