(Sem`i*an"nu*al) a. Half- yearly.
(Sem`i*an"nu*al*ly), adv. Every half year.
(Sem`i*an"nu*lar) a. Having the figure of a half circle; forming a semicircle. Grew.
(Sem`i-A"ri*an) n. [See Arian.] (Eccl. Hist.) A member of a branch of the Arians which
did not acknowledge the Son to be consubstantial with the Father, that is, of the same substance, but
admitted him to be of a like substance with the Father, not by nature, but by a peculiar privilege.
(Sem"i-A"ri*an), a. Of or pertaining to Semi-Arianism.
(Sem`i-A"ri*an*ism) n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-Arians.
(Sem`i*ax"is) n. (Geom.) One half of the axis of an llipse or other figure.
(Sem`i*bar*ba"ri*an) a. Half barbarous; partially civilized. n. One partly civilized.
(Sem`i*bar*bar"ic) a. Half barbarous or uncivilized; as, semibarbaric display.
(Sem`i*bar"ba*rism) n. The quality or state of being half barbarous or uncivilized.
(Sem`i*bar"ba*rous) a. Half barbarous.
(Sem"i*breve`) n. [Pref. semi- + breve: cf. F. semi-breve, It. semibreve.] [Formerly written
semibref.] (Mus.) A note of half the time or duration of the breve; now usually called a whole note.
It is the longest note in general use.
(Sem"i*brief`) n. (Mus.) A semibreve. [R.]
(Sem"i*bull`) n. (R.C.Ch.) A bull issued by a pope in the period between his election and
(Sem`i*cal*ca"re*ous) a. Half or partially calcareous; as, a semicalcareous plant.
(Sem`i*cal*cined") a. Half calcined; as, semicalcined iron.
(Sem`i*cas"trate) v. t. To deprive of one testicle. Sem`i*cas*tra"tion n.
(Sem`i*cen*ten"ni*al) a. Of or pertaining to half of a century, or a period of fifty years; as,
a semicentennial commemoration.
(Sem`i*cen*ten"ni*al), n. A fiftieth anniversary.