Hemi meaning

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Partial; partially.

Hemiparasite.

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A prefix meaning “half,” as in hemisphere, half a sphere.
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Half.

Hemihedral.

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A type of internal-combustion engine with somewhat hemispherical combustion chambers.
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An engine of this type.
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Half.

Hemisphere.

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Origin of hemi

  • Gr hēmi- < IE *sēmi- > Sans sāmí-, L semi-

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek hēmi- sēmi- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek prefix ἡμι- (hēmi-, “half”), from ἥμισυς (hēmisus, “half”)

    From Wiktionary