Semidetached
Semidetached Sem`i*de*tached", a. Half detached; partly distinct or separate. [1913 Webster]

{Semidetached house}, one of two tenements under a single roof, but separated by a party wall. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • semidetached — [sem΄idi tacht′] adj. partly separate or detached, as a pair of houses joined by a common wall …   English World dictionary

  • semidetached — sem|i|de|tached [ ,semidı tætʃt ] adjective a semidetached house is joined to another house by one wall that they share ╾ sem|i|de|tached noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • semidetached — adjective attached on one side only a semidetached house • Similar to: ↑detached …   Useful english dictionary

  • semidetached — adjective Date: 1856 forming one of a pair of residences joined into one building by a common sidewall …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • semidetached — semidetachment, n. /sem ee di tacht , sem uy /, adj. 1. partly detached. 2. of or pertaining to a house joined by a party wall to another house or row of houses. [1855 60; SEMI + DETACHED] * * * …   Universalium

  • semidetached — n. house divided into two in order to inhabit two families adj. partially detached, partially separated; sharing a common wall (about houses) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semidetached — semi·detached …   English syllables

  • semidetached — sem•i•de•tached [[t]ˌsɛm i dɪˈtætʃt, ˌsɛm aɪ [/t]] adj. 1) partly detached 2) (of a house) joined to another house by a common wall • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • semidetached — /sɛmidəˈtætʃt/ (say semeeduh tacht) adjective 1. partly detached (used especially of a pair of houses joined by a common wall but detached from other buildings). –noun Also, semi. 2. Chiefly NSW one of a pair of houses joined by a common wall …   Australian English dictionary

  • Semidetached house — Semidetached Sem i*de*tached , a. Half detached; partly distinct or separate. [1913 Webster] {Semidetached house}, one of two tenements under a single roof, but separated by a party wall. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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