from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Half lying down, half sitting
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a reclining position, but not completely recumbent.
He saw Oscar and bellowed cheerfully, Rise, sir, from that semirecumbent posture!
While the intensity of the workout probably does not vary between the two types of exercise bikes, reclining or semirecumbent bikes may be safer for your muscles and joints.
A randomized trial of birthing stool or conventional semirecumbent position for second-stage labour.
The following night, Ismal was semirecumbent upon the studio sofa, watching Leila Beaumont through half-dosed eyes.
At four o'clock in the morning, the unforgettable blue-eyed gentleman relaxed in a semirecumbent position upon the richly brocaded sofa of his own parlor.
Emerson slid down into a semirecumbent position and pushed his hat over his eyes.
She was in evening dress and her lovely bubbies were half visible, and from the semirecumbent position in which she lay every outline of her form could be clearly seen.