[sem-ee-ab-strakt, -ab-strakt, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈæb strækt, -æbˈstrækt, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
pertaining to or designating a style of painting or sculpture in which the subject remains recognizable although the forms are highly stylized in a manner derived from abstract art.
adjective 1. engaged in action; characterized by energetic work, participation, etc.; busy: an active life. 2. being in a state of existence, progress, or motion: active hostilities. 3. involving physical effort and action: active sports. 4. having the power of quick motion; nimble: active as a gazelle. 5. characterized by action, motion, volume, use, participation, […]
adjective 1. retaining amateur status but receiving prize money or support, as from a sponsor, to cover training expenses. noun 2. a semiamateur athlete.
adjective 1. pertaining to or proceeding by analysis (opposed to synthetic). 2. skilled in or habitually using analysis. 3. (of a language) characterized by a relatively frequent use of function words, auxiliary verbs, and changes in word order to express syntactic relations, rather than of inflected forms. Compare synthetic (def 3), polysynthetic (def 1). 4. […]
adjective 1. occurring, done, or published every half year or twice a year; semiyearly. 2. lasting for half a year: a semiannual plant. adjective 1. occurring every half-year 2. lasting for half a year