semifluid


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sem·i·flu·id

 (sĕm′ē-flo͞o′ĭd, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Intermediate in flow properties between solids and liquids; highly viscous.

sem′i·flu′id n.
sem′i·flu·id′i·ty n.

semifluid

(ˌsɛmɪˈfluːɪd)
adj
(General Physics) having properties between those of a liquid and those of a solid
n
(General Physics) a substance that has such properties because of high viscosity: tar is a semifluid.
Also: semiliquid
ˌsemifluˈidity n

sem•i•flu•id

(ˌsɛm iˈflu ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj.
1. having both fluid and solid characteristics; semiliquid.
n.
2. Also called semiliquid. a semifluid substance.
[1725–35]
sem`i•flu•id′i•ty, n.
Translations
semiflúido
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