Definitions

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

  • adj. Intermediate in properties, especially in rigidity, between solids and liquids.
  • n. A semisolid substance, such as a stiff dough or firm gelatin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having properties that partially resemble those of a solid; having properties between those of a solid and those of a liquid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Partially solid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A surface composed of facets, like a geometrical solid, but not closing so as to inclose space.
  • Half-solid.

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

  • adj. partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid

Etymologies

From semi- +‎ solid. (Wiktionary)

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