semi-

  • 1 semi — semi …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 semi- — ♦ Élément inv., du lat. semi « à demi », servant à former de nombreux adjectifs et des noms. ⇒ demi . ● semi Préfixe, du latin semi, à moitié, exprimant l idée de « à moitié », « partiellement ». ● semi (homonymes) semis nom masculin semi Préfixe …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 semi — semi·abstract; semi·abstraction; semi·aerial; semi·amphibious; semi·annual; semi·annually; semi·anthracite; semi·ape; semi·aquatic; semi·arboreal; semi·arch; semi·arid; semi·auto; semi·autonomous; semi·basement; semi·beam; semi·bejan;… …

    English syllables

  • 4 semi- — [semi] prefix 1. used to show that something happens, appears etc twice in a particular period of time: • We hold a semi weekly meeting for all team leaders. 2. used to show that something is partly but not completely done: • Raw materials and… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Semi — is a Latin prefix to a verb, noun, or adjective meaning half . Some compounds formed with it are often abbreviated to simply semi in appropriate contexts:* Semi automatic firearm * Semi trailer truck (UK: articulated lorry) * Semi submersible, a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 semi — Element de compunere însemnând jumătate de , pe jumătate , care serveşte la formarea unor substantive şi a unor adjective. – Din fr., lat. semi . Trimis de LauraGellner, 24.01.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  SEMI Element prim de compunere savantă având… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 semi- — is the most active and versatile of the prefixes meaning ‘half’ (the other two being demi and hemi ) in forming compounds, often with adjectives and verbal participles as the second element (semi automatic, semi conscious, semi detached, semi… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 semi — SEMI. Mot pris du latin, & qui signifie Demy, n est en usage que lorsqu il est joint à un autre mot. Les semi Pelagiens. semi drachme. un semi ton, en musique. Une feste semi double. semi prebende. semi pite …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 semi- — [semi] prefix [: Latin;] 1.) exactly half ▪ a semicircle 2.) partly but not completely ▪ in the semi darkness ▪ semi literate people 3.) happening, appearing etc twice in a particular period ▪ a semi weekly visit ▪ a semi annual publication …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 semi- — [semi] prefix [: Latin;] 1.) exactly half ▪ a semicircle 2.) partly but not completely ▪ in the semi darkness ▪ semi literate people 3.) happening, appearing etc twice in a particular period ▪ a semi weekly visit ▪ a semi annual publication …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 semi- — pref. Exprime a noção de metade, meio, quase.   ‣ Etimologia: prefixo latino semi   • Nota: É seguido de hífen quando o segundo elemento começa por h, i, r ou s (ex.: semi interno, semi reta, semi sábio) …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 12 Semi- — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 semi- — from L. semi half, from PIE *semi (Cf. Skt. sami half, Gk. hemi half, O.E. sam , Goth. sami half ). O.E. cognate sam was used in such compounds as samhal poor health, lit. half whole; samsoden …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 semi... — semi..., Semi...: Das aus dem Lat. stammende Bestimmungswort von Zusammensetzungen mit der Bedeutung »halb«, wie in »Semifinale« »Halbfinale« und ↑ Semikolon, ist entlehnt aus lat. semi... »halb« (in Zusammensetzungen), das seinerseits urverwandt …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 15 Semi... — semi..., Semi...: Das aus dem Lat. stammende Bestimmungswort von Zusammensetzungen mit der Bedeutung »halb«, wie in »Semifinale« »Halbfinale« und ↑ Semikolon, ist entlehnt aus lat. semi... »halb« (in Zusammensetzungen), das seinerseits urverwandt …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 16 semi — ► NOUN (pl. semis) informal 1) Brit. a semi detached house. 2) a semi final …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 Semi — ist ein lateinisches Präfix im Sinne von halb, siehe Liste lateinischer Präfixe SEMI ist die Abkürzung für Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International, internationaler Branchenverband führender Halbleiterhersteller Diese Seite is …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 semi- — Prefijo que significa medio. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 19 semi- — [dal lat. semi (affine al gr. hēmi ), cfr. semis metà ]. Primo elemento di numerose parole composte, in cui significa mezzo, a metà, per metà , o anche, più genericam., in parte, parzialmente, quasi …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 20 semi- — [ semi, semaı ] prefix 1. ) exactly half: used with some nouns: a semicircle 2. ) partly but not completely: used with some adjectives and nouns: seminude in the semidarkness …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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