partially or nearly dry.
[sem-ee-doo r-uh-buh lz, -dyoo r-, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈdʊər ə bəlz, -ˈdyʊər-, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ plural noun 1. goods, as clothing or furniture, that are neither perishable nor truly durable.
noun, Geometry. 1. a half ellipse, usually one containing both ends of the major axis.
noun, Geometry. 1. a half ellipse, usually one containing both ends of the major axis. semielliptical /ˌsɛmɪɪˈlɪptɪkəl/ adjective 1. shaped like one half of an ellipse, esp one divided along the major axis
[sem-ee-ev-er-green, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈɛv ərˌgrin, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ adjective, Botany. 1. retaining green, unwithered leaves for part of the winter or through comparatively mild winters.