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Semifinalist

ˌsem.iˈfaɪ.nəl.ɪst

Meanings of Semifinalist:

noun

A competitor or team that has reached the semi-final or semi-finals of a competition.

Usage examples:

She was a semi-finalist in last year's championship

Semifinals

ˌsem.iˈfaɪ.nəl

Meanings of Semifinals:

noun

A match or round immediately preceding the final, the winner of which goes on to the final.

Usage examples:

Their semi-final defeat

Semifinished

sɛmɪˈfɪnɪʃt

Meanings of Semifinished:

adjective

Prepared for the final stage of manufacture.

Usage examples:

Crude steel and semi-finished metal products

Semifitted

sɛmɪˈfɪtɪd

Meanings of Semifitted:

adjective

(of a garment) shaped to the body but not closely fitted.

Usage examples:

A single-breasted semi-fitted jacket

Meanings of Semifluid:

adjective

Having a thick consistency between solid and liquid.

Usage examples:

The earth's semi-fluid lower mantle
noun

A semi-fluid substance.

Usage examples:

At one point, he must have weighed close to two hundred pounds - eyes milky semi-fluid, coat a mess…

Meanings of Semiformal:

noun

Combining formal and informal elements.

Usage examples:

In the semi-formal atmosphere irritations can be aired

Semigloss

ˈsem.iˌɡlɒs

Meanings of Semigloss:

adjective

(of paint) producing a fairly shiny appearance on a surface when it dries

Usage examples:

Apply two coats of premium semigloss paint., the gloss on semi-gloss paint absorbs some light., the…

Meanings of Semiheterocercal:

adjective

(of a fish's tail) having unequal upper and lower lobes, usually with the vertebral column passing into the upper.

Usage examples:

The tail is heterocercal, with the upper lobe containing long, thread-like filaments.

Meanings of Semilethal:

adjective

Relating to or denoting an allele or chromosomal abnormality which impairs the viability of most of the individuals homozygous for it.

Usage examples:

A chief difficulty in arguing for macroevolution by mutations is the fact that most expressed mutat…

Semiliquid

sɛmɪˈlɪkwɪd

Meanings of Semiliquid:

adjective

Having a thick consistency between solid and liquid.

Usage examples:

When swimmers are training twice per day, they should consume 300 to 500 calories of liquid or semi…
noun

A semi-liquid substance.

Semiliterate

sɛmɪˈlɪt(ə)rət

Meanings of Semiliterate:

adjective

Unable to read or write with ease or fluency; poorly educated.

Usage examples:

A high proportion of the population is still relatively poor and semi-literate
noun

A person who is poorly educated or unable to read or write with ease or fluency.

Semilunar

ˌsem.i.luː.nə ˈvælv

Meanings of Semilunar:

adjective

Shaped like a half-moon or crescent.

Usage examples:

It has been found lying upon the semilunar fascia of the biceps, and over the aponeurosis of the fo…
noun

One of the valves (= structures that open and close) that stop blood from returning into the ventricles (= lower spaces) of the heart

Semimembranosus

ˌsem.i.mem.brəˈnəʊ.səs

Meanings of Semimembranosus:

noun

A large muscle on the inner back of the thigh that bends the leg and straightens the thigh

Meanings of Semimetal:

noun

An element (e.g. arsenic, antimony, or tin) whose properties are intermediate between those of metals and solid non-metals or semiconductors.

Usage examples:

Separating them are metalloids or semimetals.

Meanings of Semimonthly:

adjective

Occurring or published twice a month.

Usage examples:

Semi-monthly pay days

Seminal

ˈsɛmɪn(ə)l

Meanings of Seminal:

adjective

Strongly influencing later developments.

Usage examples:

His seminal work on chaos theory

Seminar

ˈsɛmɪnɑː

Meanings of Seminar:

noun

A conference or other meeting for discussion or training.

Usage examples:

They go off to meetings, seminars, conferences, and never involve anyone at a non-director level.

Meanings of Seminarian:

noun

A student who is studying at a seminary or college in order to become a priest, rabbi, or minister.

Meanings of Seminarians:

noun

A student who is studying at a seminary or college in order to become a priest, rabbi, or minister.

Seminaries

ˈsem.ɪ.nər.i

Meanings of Seminaries:

noun

A training college for priests or rabbis.

Seminars

ˈsɛmɪnɑː

Meanings of Seminars:

noun

A conference or other meeting for discussion or training.

Usage examples:

They go off to meetings, seminars, conferences, and never involve anyone at a non-director level.

Meanings of Seminary:

noun

A training college for priests or rabbis.

Seminiferous

ˌsɛmɪˈnɪf(ə)rəs

Meanings of Seminiferous:

adjective

Producing or conveying semen.

Usage examples:

The passage of sperm from the seminiferous tubules of the testis to the vas deferens takes about 12…

Seminole

ˈsɛmɪnəʊl

Meanings of Seminole:

noun

A member of a north american people of the creek confederacy, noted for resistance in the 19th century to encroachment on their land in georgia and florida. many were resettled in oklahoma.

Usage examples:

After the defeat of the cherokees, the seminoles decided to fight for their land, and succeeded in …
adjective

Relating to the seminole or their language.

Usage examples:

The war began when some seminole indians refused to leave florida, defying the removal act.

Seminoles

ˈsɛmɪnəʊl

Meanings of Seminoles:

noun

A member of a north american people of the creek confederacy, noted for resistance in the 19th century to encroachment on their land in georgia and florida. many were resettled in oklahoma.

Usage examples:

After the defeat of the cherokees, the seminoles decided to fight for their land, and succeeded in …
adjective

Relating to the seminole or their language.

Usage examples:

The war began when some seminole indians refused to leave florida, defying the removal act.

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