Semi- is a Latin prefix to a verb, noun, or adjective meaning "half". Some compounds formed with it are often abbreviated to simply "semi" in appropriate contexts:

  • Semi or semis, in financial news, often used to refer to the semiconductor industry or the corporations therein
  • Semi-automatic firearm
  • Semi-detached house, a type of housing
  • Semi-final, of a knockout competition
  • Semi-formal, (esp. high school) dance
  • Semi-submersible, a watercraft
  • Semi-trailer truck (UK: articulated lorry)
  • Semiquaver, the time interval in music, which is half the length of a quaver
See also
  • Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)

Other articles related to "semi":

Nottingham Panthers - History - 1980 – Present: Modern Era - Ice Stadium Years
... Nottingham met Whitley Warriors in the semi final, winning the match 8–6 ... aggregate victory over arch rival Sheffield at the semi final stage ... Their semi final against the Ayr Scottish Eagles became the longest game in British ice hockey history ...