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sem·i·flu·id (sĕm′ē-flo͞o′ĭd, sĕm′ī-)
Intermediate in flow properties between solids and liquids; highly viscous.
(General Physics) having properties between those of a liquid and those of a solid
n Also: semiliquid
(General Physics) a substance that has such properties because of high viscosity: tar is a semifluid.
sem•i•flu•id (ˌsɛm iˈflu ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-)
1. having both fluid and solid characteristics; semiliquid. n.
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