semidesert
noun Date: 1845 an arid area that has some of the characteristics of a desert but has greater annual precipitation

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  • semideşert — SEMIDEŞÉRT, semideşerturi, s.n. Regiune de tranziţie între stepă şi deşert, cu vegetaţie rară, formată din ierburi şi semiarbuşti, adaptată la uscăciune. – Semi + deşert. Trimis de RACAI, 07.12.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  semideşért s. n., pl.… …   Dicționar Român

  • semidesert — [sem΄idez′ərt] n. a region somewhat like a desert, often located between a desert and grassland or woodland …   English World dictionary

  • semidesert — noun a region much like a desert but usually located between a desert and the surrounding regions • Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region * * * I. “+ noun Etymology: semi + desert …   Useful english dictionary

  • semidesert — /sem ee dez euhrt, sem uy /, n. an extremely dry area characterized by sparse vegetation. [1840 50; SEMI + DESERT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • semidesert — se|mi|de|sert Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • semidesert — n. area with some desert characteristics, dry area with little vegetation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semidesert — semi·desert …   English syllables

  • semidesert — sem•i•des•ert [[t]ˌsɛm iˈdɛz ərt, ˌsɛm aɪ [/t]] n. ecl an extremely dry area characterized by sparse vegetation • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • semidesert — /ˌsɛmiˈdɛzət/ (say .semee dezuht) adjective 1. partly desert. –noun 2. an area that is partly desert …   Australian English dictionary

  • semidesert soil — pusdykumių dirvožemiai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Šviesiai kaštoniniai, rudžemiai, pilkžemiai, dažnai įdruskėję dirvožemiai, kuriuose mažai puvenų (2–4 %). atitikmenys: angl. semidesert soil vok. Halbwüstenboden, m rus …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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