semiliquid

adjective
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

Other Words from semiliquid

semiliquid noun

Examples of semiliquid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Traditional Neapolitan pizzas are made with a semiliquid passata of San Marzano tomatoes and fresh buffalo mozzarella with a very high moisture content. New York Times, 17 Aug. 2021 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, 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of semiliquid

1684, in the meaning defined above

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“Semiliquid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semiliquid. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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