Semiautomatic Definition

sĕmē-ôtə-mătĭk, sĕmī-
adjective
Partly automatic and partly hand-controlled.
Webster's New World
Using the force of the explosion of a shell to eject and reload cartridges, as in an automatic, but requiring a trigger pull for each round fired.
Webster's New World

Alternative spelling of semi-automatic.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
noun
A semiautomatic firearm.
Webster's New World

Alternative spelling of semi-automatic.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
semiautomatic pistol
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Other Word Forms of Semiautomatic

Noun

Singular:
semiautomatic
Plural:
semiautomatics
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