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  1. semenoun

    (Linguistics) A linguistic sign.

    Etymology: [Gr. sh^ma a sign.]

  2. semenoun

    (Linguistics) A basic component of meaning of a morpheme, especially one which cannot be decomposed into more basic components; a primitive concept.

    Etymology: [Gr. sh^ma a sign.]


  1. semenoun

    Anything which serves for any purpose as a substitute for an object of which it is, in some sense, a representation or sign.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semeadjective

    sprinkled or sown; -- said of field, or a charge, when strewed or covered with small charges

    Etymology: [Gr. sh^ma a sign.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Semé

    se-mā′, adj. (her.) strewn or scattered over with small bearings, powdered. [Fr., sown, semer—L. semināre, to sow.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. semé

    In heraldry, when a charge is repeated an indefinite number of times so as to produce the appearance of a pattern, the term semé (sometimes aspersed or powdered) is applied to it. When a field is semé, it is treated as if it were cut out of a larger extent of surface, some of the charges being divided by the outline of the shield. The term crusilly denotes semé of cross crosslets, and billetty semé of billets.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of semé in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of semé in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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