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Meaning of SEMI

Pronunciation:  'semI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
  2. [n]  a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
  3. [n]  one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
 

SEMI is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: semifinal, semitrailer
 
 See Also: articulated lorry, elimination tournament, match, motortruck, rig, semi, tandem trailer, tractor trailer, trailer, trailer truck, truck, trucking rig

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sem"i-\ [L. semi; akin to Gr. ???, Skr. s[=a]mi-, AS.
s[=a]m-, and prob. to E. same, from the division into two
parts of the same size. Cf. {Hemi-}, {Sandelend}.]
A prefix signifying half, and sometimes partly or
imperfectly; as, semiannual, half yearly; semitransparent,
imperfectly transparent.

Note: The prefix semi is joined to another word either with
      the hyphen or without it. In this book the hyphen is
      omitted except before a capital letter; as, semiacid,
      semiaquatic, semi-Arian, semiaxis, semicalcareous.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

/se'mee/ or /se'mi:/ A spoken abbreviation for semicolon.

"Commands to grind are prefixed by semi semi star" means that the prefix is ";;*", not 1/4 of a star.

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