adjective Date: 1906 1. rigid to some degree or in some parts 2. of an airship having a flexible cylindrical gas container with an attached stiffening keel that carries the load

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  • semirigid — SEMIRIGÍD, Ă, semirigizi, de, adj. (tehn.; despre ansambluri) Alcătuit din piese care se pot mişca sau depărta din poziţia iniţială. – Din fr. semi rigide. Trimis de LauraGellner, 22.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  semirigíd adj. m. rigid Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • semirigid — [sem΄irij′id] adj. somewhat or partly rigid; specif., designating an airship having a rigid internal keel but no other supporting framework …   English World dictionary

  • semirigid — /sem ee rij id, sem uy /, adj. 1. not fully rigid; partly rigid. 2. Aeron. noting or pertaining to a type of airship whose shape is maintained by means of a rigid keellike structure and by internal gas pressure. [1905 10; SEMI + RIGID] * * * …   Universalium

  • semirigid — adjective Partially rigid …   Wiktionary

  • semirigid — adj. somewhat stiff, moderately rigid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semirigid — semi·rigid …   English syllables

  • semirigid — sem i•rig′id adj …   From formal English to slang

  • semirigid — /sɛmiˈrɪdʒəd/ (say semee rijuhd) adjective designating a type of airship whose shape is maintained by means of a rigid keel like structure and by internal gas pressure …   Australian English dictionary

  • semirigid — adjective 1. having a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure • Similar to: ↑rigid • Topics: ↑aeronautics, ↑astronautics 2. not fully rigid • Similar to: ↑inflexible …   Useful english dictionary

  • Semirigid packing — Полужёсткий декель …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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