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 (sĕm′ē-sôft′, -sŏft′, sĕm′ī-)
1. Of medium softness.
2. Firm but easily sliced: semisoft cheese.


partly soft


(ˌsɛm iˈsɔft, -ˈsɒft, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

having a somewhat soft consistency.
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Adj.1.semisoft - somewhat soft
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
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Made of ABS plastic, it has semisoft lifelike fins and hand-painted hues.
Jolly Ball's Bounce 'n Play holds a similar appeal; it's a hollow, semisoft ball that can be punctured again and again but re-inflates by itself.
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After the Valencay, he eyed the Morbier Bichonne, a semisoft cheese made from cow's milk, which has a prominent crooked black line that is very visible when sliced.
With the tram due to start running on May 22, they are hoping the overdue installation is behind them and that customers will flock to try their 'All Greek' sandwiches, which include smoked turkey and semisoft manouri cheese on a bread bun (PS3.
aureus enterotoxin contaminated Stilton cheese (internally mold-ripened semisoft blue cheese produced by using Penicillium roqueforti) caused 155 illnesses (Maguire et al.
So, in order to overcome its shortcomings, the soft and hard threshold algorithms are compromised process by the literature; the semisoft threshold function [14] (4) has been shown in the formula
Ingredients * 2 medium onions, peeled * 2 long, skinny cucumbers, unpeeled, about 1 1/2 pounds * 4 tbsp butter, divided * Pinch of salt * 2 tsp ground cumin * 1 tsp ground turmeric * Freshly ground black pepper Chiles Rellenos The name of this classic Mexican dish translates into "stuffed peppers," and one of the most popular versions involves stuffing poblano peppers (which are mildly hot) with a semisoft, mild cheese, such as Monterey Jack.
Antonelli's cheese case showcases roughly 70 percent domestic and 30 percent imported cheeses, arranged by style: fresh, bloomy rind/soft-ripened, washed rind, semisoft, firm, hard, and blue.
It can also cut semisoft cheeses such as mozzarella or Muenster into uniformly thin slices to top a pizza or burger.
There are specula with a semisoft sleeve midway down the shaft, but I have not found they are any less likely to cause the child to cry, because as anyone knows who has stuck a Q-tip swab into their ear canal, it is sensitive skin.