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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.
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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
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sem•i•sol•id

(ˌsɛm iˈsɒl ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj.
1. having a somewhat firm consistency.
n.
2. a semisolid substance.
[1825–35]
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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"
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