Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Intermediate in properties, especially in flow properties, between liquids and solids.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Half-liquid; semi-fluid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Half liquid; semifluid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having properties intermediate between those of a solid and a liquid.
  • noun Any substance with properties intermediate between those of a solid and a liquid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective somewhat liquid

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Examples

  • All the recent discoveries about extremophiles, and especially those living in ice, raise the possibility that living creatures could remain in an arctic-like permafrost just below the Martian surface, one that changes from frozen to semiliquid with the seasons.

    First Contact

  • All the recent discoveries about extremophiles, and especially those living in ice, raise the possibility that living creatures could remain in an arctic-like permafrost just below the Martian surface, one that changes from frozen to semiliquid with the seasons.

    First Contact

  • “The heat from below is keeping the lava in a semiliquid state.”

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • “The heat from below is keeping the lava in a semiliquid state.”

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • “The heat from below is keeping the lava in a semiliquid state.”

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • Traditional methods for liquid or semiliquid fecal incontinence management, such as the use of absorbent briefs/pads, skin cleansers, and moisturizers, are only moderately successful in alleviating the consequences of fecal incontinence.

    New Data Shows Budget Impact of Fecal Management System in Hospital ICU

  • At the beginning of the decade there was about $100 trillion worth of property paper representing tangible goods such as land, buildings, and patents world-wide, and some $170 trillion representing ownership over such semiliquid assets as mortgages, stocks and bonds.

    Toxic Assets Were Hidden Assets

  • There was a sound so real, a thud and a subsequent hum, the whole panel vibrating, that the boys and girls went slack in their seats, wide-eyed and semiliquid.

    Underworld

  • There was a sound so real, a thud and a subsequent hum, the whole panel vibrating, that the boys and girls went slack in their seats, wide-eyed and semiliquid.

    Underworld

  • There was a sound so real, a thud and a subsequent hum, the whole panel vibrating, that the boys and girls went slack in their seats, wide-eyed and semiliquid.

    Underworld

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