semifluid

adjective
semi·​flu·​id | \ ˌse-mē-ˈflü-əd How to pronounce semifluid (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semifluid

: having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid : viscous fluid and semifluid lubricants

Other Words from semifluid

semifluid noun

First Known Use of semifluid

circa 1735, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of semifluid was circa 1735

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“Semifluid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semifluid. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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semifluid

adjective
semi·​flu·​id | \ -ˈflü-əd How to pronounce semifluid (audio) \

Medical Definition of semifluid

: having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid : viscous

Other Words from semifluid

semifluid noun

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