Definition of semi-fluid in English:


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Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈfluːɪd


  • Having a thick consistency between solid and liquid: the Earth’s semi-fluid lower mantle
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    • 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.


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  • A semi-fluid substance.
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    • 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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