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semifluid

Syllabification: sem·i·flu·id
Pronunciation: /ˌsemēˈflo͞o-id, ˌsemˌī-
 
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Definition of semifluid in English:

adjective

Having a thick consistency between solid and liquid.
Example sentences
  • Organisms living in that environment would, of necessity, be specifically adapted to coping with a very soft, semi-fluid bottom.
  • All hollowpoint bullets depend on a fluid or semi-fluid medium to enter the hollowpoint cavity and push out on the walls to start expansion.
  • Art hung on the walls, actual semi-fluid pigment manually applied to a canvas substrate.

noun

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A semifluid substance.
Example sentences
  • At one point, he must have weighed close to two hundred pounds - eyes milky semi-fluid, coat a mess of folds and fatty tumors.
  • Soils, be they active or buried, represent dynamic, extremely viscous fluids or semi-fluids.
  • All fluids, semifluids, creams and powders must be dispensed correctly with a disinfected spatula.

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