semiclassical

adjective
semi·​clas·​si·​cal | \ ˌse-mē-ˈkla-si-kəl How to pronounce semiclassical (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semiclassical

: of, relating to, or being a musical composition that is intermediate in style between classical and popular music

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Recent Examples on the Web Physicists figured that Hawking had nailed the semiclassical calculation. Quanta Magazine, 29 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of semiclassical

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Semiclassical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semiclassical. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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