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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not fully rigid; Having a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure.

Usage examples (12)
  • This ship was a semirigid and was of a new shape, the envelope resembling in external appearance
  • Near the forward end of the unit, a semirigid plastic tube was connected, leading up to the face mask.
  • Kolpin makes a semirigid case for vehicles and ATVs; I believe you'll find that in Cabela's catalogue.
  • The gaskets around the airlock in the bow were festooned with semirigid globs and streamers of translucent caulk, like clumsy strands of imitation seaweed. for more
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