semisolid


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

sem·i·sol·id

 (sĕm′ē-sŏl′ĭd, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Intermediate in properties, especially in rigidity, between solids and liquids.
n. (sĕm′ē-sŏl′ĭd, sĕm′ī-)
A semisolid substance, such as a stiff dough or firm gelatin.

semisolid

(ˌsɛmɪˈsɒlɪd)
adj
(General Physics)
a. having a viscosity and rigidity intermediate between that of a solid and a liquid
b. partly solid
n
(General Physics) a substance in this state

sem•i•sol•id

(ˌsɛm iˈsɒl ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj.
1. having a somewhat firm consistency.
n.
2. a semisolid substance.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semisolid - partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid; "a semisolid mixture"
solid - of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
MGP plans to continue to expand its product line, building MGP into a substantive pharmaceutical company offering abroad product line of generic, semiproprietary and proprietary oral and topical liquid drugs, as well as selective product lines of solid dose and semisolid preparations of niche products.
Developed at MIT, it uses a phenomenon called thixotropy that involves the vigorous agitation of a semisolid metal to produce a highly fluid, diecastable semisolid slurry.
Cheese of hard and semisolid varieties from 45% fat content
"A broad product line is key to enabling our customers to purchase all their liquids from one source," the spokeswoman says, adding that MGP's overall strategy is to build the company into a substantive pharmaceutical supplier, offering a broad line of generic, semiproprietary and proprietary oral and topical liquid drugs and a selective line of solid dose and semisolid dose preparations of niche products.
Electronic auction: 10.51.11.120 - ultrahaste pasteurized milk (ultrahigh-temperature-processed); 10.51.22.111 - dry milk partially defatted, from more than 1.5% to less than 26.0% of fat content; 10.51.30.111 - sweet and creamy oil; 10.51.51.113 - condensed milk (concentrated) with sugar; 10.51.40.121 - semisolid cheeses without flavoring fillers
"April has been instrumental in developing marketing strategies and distribution for our line of diabetes care products," says David Seltzer, president of Hi-Tech, which makes generic liquid, semisolid and ophthalmic products.
Tenders are invited for : Acquisition of an automatic extraction system with pressurized liquids of solid and semisolid samples for CGPC.
MGP's overall strategy is to build itself into a substantive pharmaceutical company offering a broad product line of generic, semiproprietary and proprietary oral and topical liquid drugs, as well as selective product lines of solid dose and semisolid preparations of niche products.
Hi-Tech manufactures more than 125 prescription and over-the-counter generic and branded pharmaceutical products in liquid and semisolid (including creams, ointments, suppositories and gels) dosage forms, primarily for the private label market.
The license allows the company's new manufacturing facility to start operations of the first Solid (pills) and Semisolid (ointments) products through its production lines.