• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hemi- A prefix signifying half.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hemi- Half: a prefix used in many compound words derived from the Greek. It is cognate with Latin semi-, and equivalent to French demi-.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "hmi-. See Semi-


In literature:

It was hemi-ovoid in form.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
To induce what is called hemi-lethargy and hemi-catalepsy is not difficult.
"Complete Hypnotism: Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spiritualism" by A. Alpheus
Hemi: as a prefix, means half.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Both galactans and mannans commonly occur associated with cellulose and hemi-celluloses in the seeds or other storage organs of plants.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

In news:

Chrysler's early Hemi grew out of experience gained during World War II with developing Hemi- headed aircraft and tank engines for the war effort.
Top a small-block Ford with the new Hemi Arias/Shelby heads and inhale massive horsepower.
5.7L Hemis equipped with MDS lifters must run the MDS solenoids.
Hemi Performance Cam Swap Part 1 Cam Being Removed.
Hemi Performance Cam Swap Part 1 Engine.
Supercharger upgrades for Chrysler 6.4- liter V-8 Hemi engines.
I want to use a Hemi in a street rod but I need a 3-2 bbl manifold .
Hemi-Powered 470-HP Wrangler, Pickups Highlight Jeep's Latest Concepts.
HEMI ROAD TRIP I just wanted to drop you a note to let you know that there are still some of us hopeless guys out here who actually drive our cars and get them out on the open road.
The 2012 Dodge Challenger 's 375-horsepower, 5.7-liter Hemi can push the car from zero to 60 in a little more than five seconds.
Rico Petrini's '64 Hemi Plymouth.
Of course, he took the wheel of the Hemi (whose power could be felt in every stop and go) and I took the passenger seat with camera, notepad and pen in hand.
Interested in the 2011 Dodge Durango R/T, but wish you could exchange Hemi power for six-cylinder fuel economy.
Papa Hemi's Hideaway /Cucina Gemelli Bring Fish Tacos.
Check out this footage he shot in the Southern Hemi.

In science:

Replacing the closed non-degenerate 2-form of the preceding example by a closed non-degenerate (n + 1)-form on M , we natural ly get the corresponding notion of Hamiltonian forms, Hamiltonian vector fields and the so-cal led Hemi-bracket in the context of n-plectic or multi-symplectic geometry studied in .
Poisson Algebras of Admissible Functions Associated to Twisted Dirac Structures
The magnetic flux through the hemi-sphere of the horizon of the black hole is Ψ(rH , π/2; r′ ), where rH = M +√M 2 − a2 is the radius of the horizon.
A Toy Model for the Magnetic Connection between a Black Hole and a Disk
We will need to “acyclify” those stratifications; hence we would now like to introduce certain acyclic stratifications of the 2-sphere: Take n points (n ≥ 2) on a great circle on the sphere, and stratify the sphere into those points, the circle segments between them and the two hemi-spheres.
Formality of the constructible derived category for spheres: A combinatorial and a geometric approach
For this we take the stratification A2 (as introduced at the beginning of section 5), which consists of two points, two hemi-equators and two hemi-spheres.
Formality of the constructible derived category for spheres: A combinatorial and a geometric approach
In the diagram above, the two upper vertices correspond to the hemi-spheres, the middle ones to the hemi-equators and the lower ones to the two points in the stratification.
Formality of the constructible derived category for spheres: A combinatorial and a geometric approach
Hence an acidic environment is able to spend a proton which leads to a hemi-protonated cytosine mimicking an ordinary C-G binding as it is present in common DNA.
High temperature unfolding simulations of a single stranded DNA i-motif