from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or having the character of a semi-metal; imperfectly metallic in character.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Of or pertaining to a semimetal; possessing metallic properties in an inferior degree; resembling metal.
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- adjective inorganic chemistry Of or partaining to a
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The dense forests in this region are made of semimetallic plants-poisonous, with razor-edged leaves-that grow in the light of the ceaseless lightning storms that fill the soot-black sky.
On either side of the instrument board were the great, curved, glossy, semimetallic plates he had already noticed.