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 ... 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 ...
Ethiopia National Football Team - History - Recent Times
... Semi-finals saw Ethiopia whip Zanzibar 4-0, with Fikru Tefera scoring hat-trick ... In semi-finals they lost to Ivory Coast ... The Walias, have exceeded fans’ expectations by reaching the semi-final stage ...
General Rules of Advancement in Organized BMX Racing - Skill Levels, Race Structure, Qualifying Methods, Awards
... must race all three times to make the main or if the race is a large one semi finals ... races you are merely transferred to the quarter/semi-finals) barring disqualification for some reason ... to 0+0+60 or 60 points, you MIGHT race in the main (or in larger races the 1/8/quarter/semi finals) determining how well the others did ...
1. FFC Turbine Potsdam - History - 1997–2005: The Long Way To The Top
... Turbine reached the cup semi final for the second time ... For the third time, the team reached the cup semi final but failed in the penalty shootout against FFC Flaesheim-Hillen ... However, even their fourth cup semi-final was not successful ...
Phil Taylor (darts Player) - PDC Career - 2009 To 2011
... Taylor lost in the semi-finals of the Players Championship at the Circus Tavern in Purfleet. 13–7 in the 2nd round, Wes Newton 16–5 in the Quarter finals, Andy Hamilton 17–9 in the Semi finals and James Wade 18–8 in the final, with a tournament average of over 106 ... He lost the semi final 6–5 in a superb match vs Wes Newton, he won a further £500 in that match, taking his total winnings for the day to £2,600 ...