Meaning of SEMI- in English

SEMI-

prefix Etymology: Middle English, from Latin; akin to Old High German sāmi- half, Greek hēmi- 1. precisely half of:, forming a bisection of , being a usually vertically bisected form of (a specified architectural feature) , half in quantity or value ; half of or occurring halfway through a specified period of time , to some extent ; partly ; incompletely , 3. partial ; incomplete , having some of the characteristics of , quasi-

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