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semipeaceful
adj.; semipeacefully, adv. * * *
semipedantic
adj. * * *
semipedantical
adj.; semipedantically, adv. * * *
semipendent
adj. * * *
semipendulous
adj.; semipendulously, adv.; semipendulousness, n. * * *
semiperceptive
adj. * * *
semipermanent
/sem'ee perr"meuh neuhnt, sem'uy-/, adj. not quite permanent. [1885-90; SEMI- + PERMANENT] * * *
semipermeability
See semipermeable. * * *
semipermeable
—semipermeability, n. /sem'ee perr"mee euh beuhl, sem'uy-/, adj. permeable only to certain small molecules: a semipermeable membrane. [1895-1900; SEMI- + PERMEABLE] * * *
semipervious
adj.; semiperviousness, n. * * *
semipetrified
adj. * * *
semiphenomenal
adj.; semiphenomenally, adv. * * *
semiphilosophic
adj. * * *
semiphilosophical
adj.; semiphilosophically, adv. * * *
semiphrenetic
adj. * * *
semipictorial
adj.; semipictorially, adv. * * *
semipious
adj.; semipiously, adv.; semipiousness, n. * * *
semiplastic
/sem'ee plas"tik, sem'uy-/, adj. imperfectly plastic; in a state between rigidity and plasticity. [1850-55; SEMI- + PLASTIC] * * *
semipneumatic
adj. * * *
semipneumatical
adj.; semipneumatically, adv. * * *
semipoisonous
adj.; semipoisonously, adv. * * *
semipolitical
—semipolitician /sem'ee pol'i tish"euhn, sem'uy-/, n. /sem'ee peuh lit"i keuhl, sem'uy-/, adj. of a partially political nature; having some political features. [1855-60; SEMI- ...
semipopular
adj.; semipopularly, adv. * * *
semipopularized
adj. * * *
semiporcelain
/sem'ee pawr"seuh lin, -pohr"-, -pawrs"lin, -pohrs"-, sem'uy-/, n. any of several vitrified ceramic wares lacking the translucency or hardness of true porcelain but otherwise ...
semipostal
/sem'ee pohs"tl, sem'uy-/, Philately. n. 1. a postage stamp sold by a government at a premium above its face value, the excess being used for a nonpostal purpose, as a ...
semipractical
adj. * * *
semiprecious
/sem'ee presh"euhs, sem'uy-/, adj. (of a stone) having commercial value as a gem but not classified as precious, as the amethyst or garnet. [1885-90; SEMI- + PRECIOUS] * * *
semipreciousstone
sem·i·pre·cious stone (sĕm'ē-prĕshʹəs, sĕm'ī-) n. A gem, such as an opal, that has commercial value but is not as rare or expensive as a precious stone. * * *
semipreserved
adj. * * *
semiprimitive
adj. * * *
semiprivate
—semiprivacy /sem'ee pruy"veuh see, sem'uy-/, n. /sem'ee pruy"vit, sem'uy-/, adj. having some degree of privacy but not fully private, as a hospital room with fewer beds than a ...
semipro
adj. /sem"ee proh', sem"uy-/; n. /sem'ee proh", sem'uy-/, adj., n., pl. semipros. Informal. semiprofessional. [1910-15; SEMI- + PRO2] * * *
semiprocessed
adj. * * *
semiproductive
adj.; semiproductively, adv.; semiproductiveness, n. * * *
semiprofane
adj.; semiprofanely, adv.; semiprofaneness, n. * * *
semiprofanity
n., pl. semiprofanities. * * *
semiprofessional
—semiprofessionally, adv. /sem'ee preuh fesh"euh nl, sem'uy-/, adj. 1. actively engaged in some field or sport for pay but on a part-time basis: semiprofessional baseball ...
semiprofessionally
See semiprofessional. * * *
semiprogressive
adj., n.; semiprogressively, adv.; semiprogressiveness, n. * * *
semiprone
adj.; semipronely, adv.; semiproneness, n. * * *
semiprotected
adj. * * *
semiprotective
adj.; semiprotectively, adv. * * *
semiproven
adj. * * *
semiprovincial
adj.; semiprovincially, adv. * * *
semipsychologic
adj. * * *
semipsychological
adj.; semipsychologically, adv. * * *
semipsychotic
adj. * * *
semipublic
/sem'ee pub"lik, sem'uy-/, adj. partly or to some degree public. [1795-1805; SEMI- + PUBLIC] * * *
semipublicly
See semipublic. * * *
semipunitive
adj. * * *
semipunitory
adj. * * *
semipurposive
adj.; semipurposively, adv.; semipurposiveness, n. * * *
semiquantitative
—semiquantitatively, adv. /sem'ee kwon"ti tay'tiv, sem'uy-/, adj. partially quantitative. [1925-30; SEMI- + QUANTITATIVE] * * *
semiquaver
/sem"ee kway'veuhr/, n. Music Chiefly Brit. a sixteenth note. See illus. under note. Also called demiquaver. [1570-80; SEMI- + QUAVER] * * *
semiquinone
/sem'ee kwi nohn", -kwin"ohn, sem'uy-/, n. Chem. any of the class of free radicals formed as intermediates in the oxidation of a hydroquinone to a quinone. [SEMI- + QUINONE] * * *
semiradical
adj.; semiradically, adv.; semiradicalness, n. * * *
Semiramis
/si mir"euh mis/, n. a legendary Assyrian queen, the wife of Ninus and founder of Babylon, noted for her wisdom and beauty. * * *
semirare
adj.; semirarely, adv.; semirareness, n. * * *
semiraw
adj.; semirawly, adv.; semirawness, n. * * *
semireactionary
adj., n., pl. semireactionaries. * * *
semirealistic
adj. * * *
semirebel
n. * * *
semirebellious
adj.; semirebelliously, adv.; semirebelliousness, n. * * *
semirefined
adj. * * *
semireflex
n. * * *
semireflexive
adj.; semireflexively, adv.; semireflexiveness, n. * * *
semirelief
n. * * *
semireligious
/sem'ee ri lij"euhs, sem'uy-/, adj. having a somewhat religious character. [1860-65; SEMI- + RELIGIOUS] * * *
semirepublic
n. * * *
semirepublican
adj., n. * * *
semiresinous
adj. * * *
semiresiny
adj. * * *
semiresolute
adj.; semiresolutely, adv.; semiresoluteness, n. * * *
semirespectable
adj. * * *
semiretired
adj. * * *
semirevolutionary
adj., n., pl. semirevolutionaries. * * *
semirhythmic
adj. * * *
semirhythmical
adj.; semirhythmically, adv. * * *
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 ...
semirigorous
adj.; semirigorously, adv.; semirigorousness, n. * * *
semiromantic
adj. * * *
semiround
/sem'ee rownd", sem'uy-/, adj. having one surface that is round and another that is flat. [SEMI- + ROUND1] * * *
semirural
adj.; semirurally, adv. * * *
semiruralism
n. * * *
semis
/say"mis, see"-/, n. a copper coin of ancient Rome, the half part of an as. [ < L semis, appar. equiv. to semi- SEMI- + as AS2] * * *
semisacred
adj. * * *
semisaline
adj. * * *
semisatiric
adj. * * *
semisatirical
adj.; semisatirically, adv. * * *
semisavage
adj. n. * * *
semischolastic
adj. * * *
semisecrecy
n. * * *
semisecret
adj.; semisecretly, adv. * * *
semisentimental
adj.; semisentimentally, adv. * * *
semiserious
—semiseriously, adv. —semiseriousness, n. /sem'ee sear"ee euhs, sem'uy-/, adj. having some seriousness; partly serious. [SEMI- + SERIOUS] * * *
semishade
n. * * *
semiskilled
/sem'ee skild", sem'uy-/, adj. having or requiring more training and skill than unskilled labor but less than skilled labor. [1915-20; SEMI- + SKILLED] * * *
semislave
n. * * *
semisocialistic
adj. * * *
semisoft
/sem'ee sawft", -soft", sem'uy-/, adj. having a somewhat soft consistency or quality. [1900-05; SEMI- + SOFT] * * *
semisolemn
adj.; semisolemnly, adv.; semisolemnness, n. * * *
semisolid
/sem'ee sol"id, sem'uy-/, adj. 1. having a somewhat firm consistency; more or less solid. n. 2. a semisolid substance. [1825-35; SEMI- + SOLID] * * *
semisomnolent
adj.; semisomnolently, adv. * * *
semisophisticated
/sem'ee seuh fis"ti kay'tid, sem'uy-/, adj. somewhat sophisticated. [SEMI- + SOPHISTICATED] * * *
semispeculative
adj.; semispeculatively, adv.; semispeculativeness, n. * * *
semispheric
—semisphere /sem"i sfear'/, n. /sem'ee sfear"ik, -sfer"-, sem'uy-/, adj. shaped like half a sphere; hemispheric. Also, semispherical. [1655-65; SEMI- + SPHERIC] * * *
semispherical
sem·i·spher·i·cal (sĕm'ē-sfîrʹĭ-kəl, -sfĕrʹ-, sĕm'ī-) adj. Somewhat spherical in shape. * * *
semispinalis muscle
      any of the deep muscles just to either side of the spine that arise from the transverse processes (side projections) of the lower vertebrae and reach upward across ...
semispontaneous
adj.; semispontaneously, adv.; semispontaneousness, n. * * *
semistarvation
/sem'ee stahr vay"sheuhn, sem'uy-/, n. the state of being nearly starved. [1850-55; SEMI- + STARVATION] * * *
semistiff
adj.; semistiffly, adv.; semistiffness, n. * * *
semistimulating
adj. * * *
semistratified
adj. * * *
semisubmerged
adj. * * *
semisubmersible
/sem'ee seuhb merr"seuh beuhl, sem'uy-/, n. 1. Also called semisubmersible rig. a self-propelled barge that is mounted on partially submerged legs supported by underwater ...
semisubterranean
/sem'ee sub'teuh ray"nee euhn, sem'uy-/, adj. half below the surface of the ground: the semisubterranean houses of some Indian tribes. [SEMI- + SUBTERRANEAN] * * *
semisuburban
adj. * * *
semisuccess
adj., n. * * *
semisuccessful
adj.; semisuccessfully, adv. * * *
semisupernatural
adj.; semisupernaturally, adv.; semisupernaturalness, n. * * *
semisweet
/sem'ee sweet", sem'uy-/, adj. somewhat sweet; containing a small amount of sweetening: a semisweet cookie; semisweet chocolate. [1950-55; SEMI- + SWEET] * * *
semisynthetic
/sem'ee sin thet"ik, sem'uy-/, adj. Chem. derived synthetically from one or more substances of natural origin. [1935-40; SEMI- + SYNTHETIC] * * *
semitailored
adj. * * *
Semite
/sem"uyt/ or, esp. Brit., /see"muyt/, n. 1. a member of any of various ancient and modern peoples originating in southwestern Asia, including the Akkadians, Canaanites, ...
semiterrestrial
/sem'ee teuh res"tree euhl, sem'uy-/, adj. Biol. living mostly on land but requiring a moist environment or nearby water, esp. as a breeding site: Most amphibians are ...
semitextural
adj.; semitexturally, adv. * * *
semitheatric
adj. * * *
semitheatrical
adj.; semitheatrically, adv. * * *
semitheological
adj.; semitheologically, adv. * * *
Semitic
/seuh mit"ik/, n. 1. a subfamily of Afroasiatic languages that includes Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Ethiopic, Hebrew, and Phoenician. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Semites or ...
Semitic languages
Family of Afro-Asiatic languages spoken in northern Africa and South Asia. No other language family has been attested in writing over a greater time span from the late 3rd ...
Semitic stem variation: Manifestations of the Proto-Semitic root
▪ Table Semitic stem variation: Manifestations of the Proto-Semitic root *ȡa; e33;b b;̣ in three languages Arabic Hebrew Syriac basic stem (G) qaba e0d;-a '(he) seized, ...
Semitic verb inflection
▪ Table Semitic verb inflection Northwest Semitic Southwest Semitic East Semitic Hebrew Arabic Ge'ez Akkadian imperative 'bury!' qə ...
Semiticist
See Semitics. * * *
Semitics
/seuh mit"iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the study of Semitic languages, literature, etc. [1870-75, Amer.; see SEMITIC, -ICS] * * *
Semitism
/sem"i tiz'euhm/ or, esp. Brit., /see"mi-/, n. 1. Semitic characteristics, esp. the ways, ideas, influence, etc., of the Jewish people. 2. a word or idiom peculiar to, derived ...
Semitist
/sem"i tist/ or, esp. Brit., /see"mi-/, n. an authority on Semitic languages, literature, etc. [1880-85; SEMITE + -IST] * * *
semitonal
See semitone. * * *
semitonally
See semitonal. * * *
semitone
—semitonic /sem'ee ton"ik, sem'uy-/, semitonal /sem'ee tohn"l, sem'uy-/, adj. —semitonally, adv. /sem"ee tohn', sem"uy-/, n. Music. a pitch interval halfway between two whole ...
semitraditional
adj.; semitraditionally, adv. * * *
semitrailer
/sem"i tray'leuhr/, n. 1. Also called semi. a detachable trailer for hauling freight, with wheels at the rear end, the forward end being supported by the rear of a truck tractor ...
semitrained
adj. * * *
semitranslucent
/sem'ee trans looh"seuhnt, -tranz-, sem'uy-/, adj. imperfectly or almost translucent. [1825-35; SEMI- + TRANSLUCENT] * * *
semitransparent
—semitransparency, semitransparentness, n. —semitransparently, adv. /sem'ee trans pair"euhnt, -par"-, sem'uy-/, adj. imperfectly or almost transparent. [1785-95; SEMI- + ...
semitropical
—semitropics, n.pl. —semitropically, adv. /sem'ee trop"i keuhl, sem'uy-/, adj. subtropical. Also, semitropic. [1855-60; SEMI- + TROPICAL] * * *
semitruck
/sem"ee truk', sem"uy-/, n. tractor-trailer. Also, semi-truck. [1970-75; SEMI(TRAILER) + TRUCK1] * * *
semitruthful
adj.; semitruthfully, adv.; semitruthfulness, n. * * *
semituberous
adj. * * *
semiundressed
adj. * * *
semiurban
adj. * * *
semivegetarian
sem·i·veg·e·tar·i·an (sĕm'ē-vĕj'ĭ-târʹē-ən, sĕm'ī-) adj. Consisting mainly of vegetables and foods made from cereal grains, with occasional inclusion of fish, ...
semivitreous
/sem'ee vi"tree euhs, sem'uy-/, adj. (ofceramics). partially vitreous. [1775-85; SEMI- + VITREOUS] * * *
semivolatile
adj. * * *
semivolcanic
adj. * * *
semivoluntary
adj. * * *
semivowel
/sem"ee vow'euhl/, n. Phonet. a speech sound of vowel quality used as a consonant, as /w/ in wet or /y/ in yet. [1520-30; SEMI- + VOWEL; r. semivocal < L semivocalis half ...
semivulcanized
adj. * * *
semiwarfare
n. * * *
semiweekly
/sem'ee week"lee, sem'uy-/, adj., n., pl. semiweeklies, adv. adj. 1. occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week: semiweekly visits. n. 2. a semiweekly ...
semiwild
adj.; semiwildly, adv.; semiwildness, n. * * *
semiyearly
/sem'ee year"lee, sem'uy-/, adj. 1. semiannual (def. 1). adv. 2. twice a year; semiannually: He seeded the lawn semiyearly. [1925-30; SEMI- + YEARLY] Usage. See bi-1. * * *
Semler, Johann Salomo
▪ German theologian born Dec. 18, 1725, Saalfeld, duchy of Saxe-Saalfeld [Germany] died March 14, 1791, Halle, Brandenburg       German Lutheran theologian who was a ...
Semliki River
River, east-central Africa. It connects Lake Edward and Lake Albert and is 143 mi (230 km) long. The latter part of its course forms part of the border between Congo (Kinshasa) ...
Semmelweis
/zem"euhl vuys'/, n. Ignaz Philipp /ig"nahts fee"lip/, 1818-65, Hungarian obstetrician. * * *
Semmelweis, Ignaz (Philipp)
Hungarian Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis born July 1, 1818, Buda, Hung., Austrian Empire died August 13, 1865, Vienna, Austria Hungarian-born Austrian physician. As an assistant at ...
Semmelweis, Ignaz Philipp
▪ German-Hungarian physician GermanHungarian  Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis  born July 1, 1818, Buda, Hungary, Austrian Empire [now Budapest, Hung.] died August 13, 1865, ...
Semmering
▪ pass, Austria       most easterly and lowest (3,232 feet [985 metres]) of the great Alpine passes, at the boundary between Bundesländer (federal provinces) Steiermark ...
Semmes
/semz/, n. Raphael, 1809-77, Confederate admiral in the American Civil War. * * *
Semmes, Raphael
born Sept. 27, 1809, Charles county, Md., U.S. died Aug. 30, 1877, Mobile, Ala. U.S. naval officer. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1826, and in the Mexican War he commanded the ...
Semnān
▪ Iran also spelled  Samnān,         chief town and county (shahrestān) in Semnān ostān (province), northern Iran; it lies 3,734 feet (1,138 metres) above sea ...
semolina
/sem'euh lee"neuh/, n. a granular, milled product of durum wheat, consisting almost entirely of endosperm particles, used chiefly in the making of pasta. [1790-1800; alter. of It ...
Semon, Waldo Lonsbury
born Sept. 10, 1898, Demopolis, Ala., U.S. died May 26, 1999, Hudson, Ohio U.S. chemist. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Washington and subsequently worked for ...
Sempach
Ger. /zem"pahkh/, n. a village in central Switzerland: Austrians defeated by Swiss 1386. 1619. * * *
Sempach, Battle of
▪ Swiss history       (July 9, 1386), decisive victory won by the Swiss Confederation in its struggle with the Austrian Habsburgs (Habsburg, House of). At Meiersholz, ...
semper
semper [sem′pər] adv. 〚L〛 always * * *
semper fi
/sem"peuhr fuy"/, Informal. See semper fidelis. * * *
semper fidelis
/sem"perdd fi day"lis/; Eng. /sem"peuhr fi day"lis, -dee"-/, Latin. always faithful: motto of the U.S. Marine Corps. * * *
semper idem
/sem"perdd ee"dem/; Eng. /sem"peuhr uy"dem, id"em/, Latin. always the same. * * *
semper paratus
/sem"perdd pah rddah"toos/; Eng. /sem"peuhr peuh ray"teuhs/, Latin. always ready: motto of the U.S. Coast Guard. * * *
Semper, Gottfried
▪ German architect and writer born Nov. 29, 1803, Hamburg died May 15, 1879, Rome       architect and writer on art who was among the principal practitioners of the ...
sempervivum
/sem'peuhr vuy"veuhm/, n. any of various succulent plants belonging to the genus Sempervivum, of the stonecrop family, having leaves in dense basal rosettes and a compact, ...
Sempill, Robert
▪ Scottish poet born c. 1595 died c. 1665       Scottish poet who first used the metre that became the standard form for the Scottish humorous elegy.       The ...
Sempill, Sir James
▪ Scottish poet born 1566 died February 1626, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scot.       Scottish poet remembered for his satirical poem A picktooth for the Pope, or the ...
sempiternal
—sempiternally, adv. /sem'pi terr"nl/, adj. Literary. everlasting; eternal. [1400-50; late ME < LL sempiternalis, equiv. to L sempitern(us) everlasting semp(er) always + -i- ...
sempiternity
See sempiternal. * * *
Semple, Ellen Churchill
▪ American geographer born Jan. 8, 1863, Louisville, Ky. U.S. died May 8, 1932, West Palm Beach, Fla.       American geographer known for promoting the view that the ...
semplice
/sem"pli chay'/; It. /sem"plee che/, adj., adv. (used as a musical direction) simple; straightforward. [1885-90; < It: simple; see SIMPLICITY] * * *
sempre
/sem"pray/; It. /sem"prdde/, adv. (used in musical directions) throughout. [1885-90; < It: always < L semper] * * *
sempstress
/semp"stris, sem"stris/, n. seamstress. Usage. See -ess. * * *
Semtex
/sem"teks/, n. a plastic explosive that is easily tractable and largely odorless, used esp. by terrorists. [1980-85; name given by manufacturer; prob. from Semtín, town in Czech ...
Semyonov, Nikolay (Nikolayevich)
Semyonov also spelled Semë nov born April 15, 1896, Saratov, Russia died Sept. 25, 1986, Moscow, U.S.S.R. Russian physical chemist. His specialty was the mechanisms of chain ...
Semyonov, Nikolay Nikolayevich
▪ Russian chemist Semyonov also spelled  Semënov   born April 15 [April 3, Old Style], 1896, Saratov, Russia died Sept. 25, 1986, Moscow, U.S.S.R.       Soviet ...
Semyonovich
(as used in expressions) Tsvet Mikhail Semyonovich Uvarov Sergey Semyonovich Count Vygotsky Lev Semyonovich * * *
semə-
See sem-2. * * *
sen
sen1 /sen/, n., pl. sen. a money of account of Japan, the 100th part of a yen, now used only in certain quotations, as on foreign exchange. [1795-1805; < Japn < MChin, equiv. to ...
Sen Rikyū
▪ Japanese tea master byname of  Sen Sōeki   born 1522, Sakai, Japan died March 21, 1591, Kyōto       Japanese tea master who perfected the tea ceremony and raised ...
Sen, Amartya
born Nov. 3, 1933, Santiniketan, India Indian economist who was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in welfare economics and social choice. Sen is ...
Sen, Binay Ranjan
▪ 1994       Indian diplomat (b. Jan. 1, 1898, Dibrugarh, India—d. June 12, 1993, Calcutta, India), as director general (1956-67) of the UN's Food and Agriculture ...
Sen, Mrinal
▪ Indian filmmaker born May 14, 1923, East Bengal, India [now Bangladesh]       Indian filmmaker who used a range of aesthetic styles to explore the social and ...
sen-
Old. 1. seignior, senate, senectitude, senescent, senile, senior, senopia, señor>>, signore, signory, sir, sire, surly, from Latin senex, old, an elder. 2. shanachie, from Old ...
sen.
1. senate. 2. senator. 3. senior. Also, sen. * * *
Sena
▪ Mozambique       town, central Mozambique, on the Zambezi River. A river port and railway junction, it has an economy based on sugarcane cultivation and processing. ...
Sena Dynasty
▪ Indian dynasty       Indian dynasty ruling in Bengal in the 11th and 12th centuries. Their ancestors came from the south and established themselves as chieftains in ...
Sénac, Jean
▪ Algerian poet born Dec. 29, 1926, Beni Saf, Alg. died 1973, Algiers       French-language poet active in the cause of national literature in ...
Senanayake, D S
▪ prime minister of Ceylon born Oct. 20, 1884, Colombo, Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] died March 22, 1952, Colombo       first prime minister of Ceylon (1947–52) when the ...
Senancour, Étienne Pivert de
▪ French author born Nov. 16, 1770, Paris, Fr. died Jan. 10, 1846, Saint-Cloud  French author of Obermann (1804), one of several early 19th-century novels that describe the ...
senarius
se·nar·i·us (sə-nârʹē-əs) n. pl. se·nar·i·i (-ē-ī', -ē-ē') A Latin verse consisting of six iambic feet.   [Latin sēnārius, consisting of six each, senarius. ...
senarmontite
/sen'euhr mon"tuyt/, n. a mineral, antimony trioxide, Sb2O3, occurring in pearl-colored isometric octahedrons: a dimorph of valentinite. [1850-55; named after Henri de Sénarmont ...
senary
/sen"euh ree/, adj. of or pertaining to the number six. [1655-65; < L senarius, equiv. to sen(i) six each (deriv. of sex SIX) + -arius -ARY] * * *
senate
/sen"it/, n. 1. an assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government, esp. a legislative assembly of a state or nation. 2. (cap.) the ...
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
➡ Foreign Relations Committee * * *
senator
—senatorship, n. /sen"euh teuhr/, n. 1. a member of a senate. 2. (cap.) (in the U.S.) a title of respect accorded a person who is or has been a member of the ...
senatorial
—senatorially, adv. /sen'euh tawr"ee euhl, -tohr"-/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a senator or senate: senatorial oratory. 2. consisting of ...
senatorial courtesy
the practice in the U.S. Senate of confirming only those presidential appointees approved by both senators from the state of the appointee, or by the senior senator of the ...
senatorial district
one of a fixed number of districts into which a state of the U.S. is divided, each electing one member to the state senate. Cf. assembly district, Congressional ...
senatorialcourtesy
senatorial courtesy n. The custom in the U.S. Senate of refusing to confirm a presidential appointment to office opposed by both senators from the state of the appointee or by ...
senatorialdistrict
senatorial district n. One of the territorial districts from which a senator to a state legislature is elected. * * *
senatorially
See senatorial. * * *
Senators
➡ United States Senate * * *
senatorship
See senator. * * *
senatus consultum
/se nah"toos kawn sool"toom/; Eng. /seuh nay"teuhs keuhn sul"teuhm/, pl. senatus consulta /se nah"toohs kawn sool"tah/; Eng. /seuh nay"teuhs keuhn sul"teuh/. Latin. a decree of ...
send
send1 —sendable, adj. /send/, v., sent, sending. v.t. 1. to cause, permit, or enable to go: to send a messenger; They sent their son to college. 2. to cause to be conveyed or ...
send-off
/send"awf', -of'/, n. 1. a demonstration of good wishes for a person setting out on a trip, career, or other venture: They gave him a rousing send-off at the pier. 2. a start ...
send-up
/send"up'/, n. an entertaining or humorous burlesque or parody; takeoff: The best skit in the revue was a send-up of TV game shows. Also, sendup. [1955-60; n. use of v. phrase ...
Sendai
/sen"duy"/, n. a city on NE Honshu, in central Japan. 664,799. * * * ▪ Kagoshima prefecture, Japan       city, Kagoshima ken (prefecture), southwestern Kyushu, Japan, ...
Sendai virus
Pathol., Vet. Pathol. a paramyxovirus that tends to cause cell fusion: in inactive form, used in biological research to produce cells with multiple nuclei of different genetic ...
Sendaivirus
Sendai virus n. A paramyxovirus used in research laboratories for its tendency to induce genetically different cells to fuse, the resulting hybrid cells having useful properties ...
Sendak
/sen"dak/, n. Maurice (Bernard), born 1928, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books. * * *
Sendak, Maurice
▪ American artist in full  Maurice Bernard Sendak  born June 10, 1928, New York City    American artist best known for his illustrated children's ...
Sendak, Maurice (Bernard)
born June 10, 1928, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. artist and writer. Sendak studied at the Art Students League. He illustrated more than 80 children's books by other writers before ...
Sendak,Maurice
Sen·dak (sĕnʹdăk'), Maurice. Born 1928. American illustrator and writer of children's books, including Where the Wild Things Are (1963). * * *
sendal
/sen"dl/, n. 1. a silk fabric in use during the Middle Ages. 2. a piece of this fabric or a garment made of it. Also, cendal. [1175-1225; ME cendal < OF, prob. through ...
sendee
/sen dee"/, n. the person to whom something is sent. [1800-10; SEND1 + -EE] * * *
sender
/sen"deuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that sends. 2. a transmitter of electric pulses, as in telegraphy. [1150-1200; ME; SEND1, -ER1] * * *
Sender, Ramón José
▪ Spanish novelist born Feb. 3, 1902, Alcolea de Cinca, Spain died Jan. 15, 1982, San Diego, Calif., U.S.       Spanish novelist, essayist, and educator whose works ...
Sendero Luminoso
/sen de"rddaw looh'mee naw"saw/ Spanish. a Maoist guerrilla movement active in Peru since 1980. [ < lit., Shining Path] * * *
Sendic, Raúl
▪ Uruguayan rebel born c. 1925, Uruguay died April 27, 1989, Paris, France       Uruguayan rebel leader, founder of the leftist Tupamaro National Liberation Front ...
Sendler, Irena
▪ 2009 Irena Krzyzanowska        Polish social worker born Feb. 15, 1910, Otwock, Russian Empire [now in Poland] died May 12, 2008, Warsaw, Pol. rescued some 2,500 ...

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