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SEMI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does semi mean? 

SEMI (noun)
  The noun SEMI has 3 senses:

1. one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
2. a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
3. a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle

  Familiarity information: SEMI used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEMI (noun)


Sense 1semi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

semi; semifinal

Hypernyms ("semi" is a kind of...):

match (a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete)

Holonyms ("semi" is a part of...):

elimination tournament (a tournament in which losers are eliminated in successive rounds)


Sense 2semi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

trucking rig; trailer truck; tractor trailer; articulated lorry; semi; rig

Hypernyms ("semi" is a kind of...):

motortruck; truck (an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling)

Meronyms (parts of "semi"):

semi; semitrailer (a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle)

trailer (a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "semi"):

tandem trailer (trucking rig with two trailers in tandem)


Sense 3semi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

semitrailer; semi

Hypernyms ("semi" is a kind of...):

trailer (a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor)

Holonyms ("semi" is a part of...):

articulated lorry; rig; semi; tractor trailer; trailer truck; trucking rig (a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together)


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