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]


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  • semidetached house — house divided into two in order to inhabit two families …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semidetached house — noun a house with two units sharing a common wall • Syn: ↑duplex house, ↑duplex • Hypernyms: ↑house …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • house — n. building home 1) to build, put up a house 2) to redecorate, refurbish, remodel, renovate a house 3) to demolish, raze, tear down a house 4) to rent a house from smb. 5) to let (BE), rent out (AE) a house to smb. 6) a dilapidated, ramshackle… …   Combinatory 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 — 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 — 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

  • duplex house — noun a house with two units sharing a common wall • Syn: ↑duplex, ↑semidetached house • Hypernyms: ↑house * * * noun : two family house * * * a house having separate apartments for two families, esp. a two story house having a complete apartment… …   Useful english dictionary

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