adjective Date: 1902 partially finished or processed; especially of steel rolled from raw ingots into shapes (as bars, billets, or plates) suitable for further processing

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  • semifinished — [sem΄ifin′isht] adj. designating or of a material, esp. a metal, that requires further processing to produce a finished product …   English World dictionary

  • semifinished — “+ adjective Etymology: semi + finished 1. : partially finished a semifinished nut 2. : of or being a material manufactured for use in fabricating finished articles; specifically : rolled from raw ingots into shapes (as bars, billets …   Useful english dictionary

  • semifinished — /sem ee fin isht, sem uy /, adj. 1. partially or almost finished. 2. (of a manufactured object) being in a form suitable for working easily into a finished product. [1900 05; SEMI + FINISHED] * * * …   Universalium

  • semifinished — adjective Partially finished …   Wiktionary

  • semifinished — adj. partially completed, not entirely finished; ready for completion, ready to be finished …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semifinished — semi·finished …   English syllables

  • semifinished — /ˌsɛmiˈfɪnɪʃt/ (say .semee finisht) adjective partly finished …   Australian English dictionary

  • semifinished item — pusgaminis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ne visai baigtas gaminys. atitikmenys: angl. intermediate product; semifinished item; semiproduct rus. полупродукт; полуфабрикат ryšiai: sinonimas – pusproduktis sinonimas – pusfabrikatis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …   Universalium

  • Halbf. — 1) Halbfertigwaren EN semifinished goods 2) Halbfertigung EN semifinished product manufacturing 3) Halbfabrikat EN semifinished product …   Abkürzungen und Akronyme in der deutschsprachigen Presse Gebrauchtwagen

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