Meaning of semimetallic in English:

semimetallic

adjective

Chemistry

See semimetal

‘The latter are good quality - hard, dense, semimetallic, and capable of taking a high polish.’
  • ‘Semimetallic friction material was introduced in the late 1960s and has gained widespread usage in the mid-1970s.’
  • ‘Semimetallic gaskets are designed for medium and high-pressure applications, and offer a high degree of safety.’