semi·​liq·​uid | \ ˌse-mē-ˈli-kwəd How to pronounce semiliquid (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semiliquid

: having the qualities of both a liquid and a solid : semifluid semiliquid manure

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semiliquid noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Preliminary results indicate that space travelers will drink from plastic squeeze bottles and that space cooks will specialize in semiliquid preparations resembling baby food. Scientific American, "Baby Bottles Are the Best Way to Drink in Space," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of semiliquid

1684, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of semiliquid was in 1684

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“Semiliquid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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