from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Partially or somewhat flexible: semiflexible tubing.

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  • adj. Partially flexible (and partially rigid)


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  • The U. K.'s semiflexible labor markets and mostly open immigration policy worked inadvertently as a safety valve for the euro, allowing European nations the chance to export some of their youth unemployment and further delay their transitions from social democracy to dynamic liberal market economies.

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  • Even so, given the speed of the ascending elevator, she had just enough time to squeeze her semiflexible body between the piles of rising brick and the underside of the rigid surface that now formed their overhead.

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  • She explained to him how the trees sang, how the semiflexible hollow trunk and the rippling protrusions inside controlled the flow of air through the reverberating bole to produce an infinite range of sound.

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  • The equipment is ideal for manufacturing rigid, semiflexible and flexible interconnect devices as used in all electronic components such as control systems.

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  • This pose is a great backbend for semiflexible to flexible people, but if your partner has any sacral, disk, or lower back issues, skip this.



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