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semifinalist one, esp. an athlete, that is qualified to take part in a semifinal contest.
semifluid having characteristics of both a solid and a liquid; thick but able to flow; viscous. [2 definitions]
semiformal partly formal; suitable for an occasion that is more than informal and less than formal.
semihard somewhat hard.
semiliterate able to read and write on an elementary level. [3 definitions]
semimonthly occurring or being issued twice every month. [3 definitions]
seminal of seed or of semen. [3 definitions]
seminar a small class at a university, usually for advanced students, for study and discussion. [2 definitions]
seminary a religious school for preparing and educating men and women for work in ministry.
seminiferous carrying or containing semen. [2 definitions]
Seminole a member of a North American Indian tribe that was originally a Creek tribe and is now located in Florida and Oklahoma. [2 definitions]
semiofficial having some official authority.
semiology the study of signs.
semiotic of or concerning signs and symbols, esp. in language. [2 definitions]
semiotics (used with a sing. verb) in philosophy, a theory of signs and symbols, esp. as they are used in language.
semipermeable able to be penetrated by certain substances but not others, as a membrane.
semiprecious of gems, classed as less valuable than diamonds, rubies, or the like.
semiprivate of hospital rooms, shared by two or three people.
semipro (informal) of athletes, paid for playing part time; semiprofessional.
semiprofessional of an athlete, paid for playing part time. [2 definitions]
semiquaver in music, a sixteenth note.