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Definition of Half

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Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. Halve, Behalf.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view. Note: The adjective and noun are often united to form a compound. 2. Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge. Assumed from thence a half consent. --Tennyson. Half ape (Zo["o]l.), a lemur. Half back. (Football) See under 2d Back. Half bent, the first notch, for the sear point to enter, in the tumbler of a gunlock; the halfcock notch. Half binding, a style of bookbinding in which only the back and corners are in leather. Half boarder, one who boards in part; specifically, a scholar at a boarding school who takes dinner only. Half-breadth plan (Shipbuilding), a horizontal plan of the half a vessel, divided lengthwise, showing the lines. Half cadence (Mus.), a cadence on the dominant. Half cap, a slight salute with the cap. [Obs.] --Shak. A half cock, the position of the cock of a gun when retained by the first notch.
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Half Half, v. t. To halve. [Obs.] See Halve. --Sir H. Wotton.
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Half Half, adv. In an equal part or degree; in some pa? appro?mating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half-colored, half done, half-hearted, half persuaded, half conscious. ``Half loth and half consenting.' --Dryden. Their children spoke halfin the speech of Ashdod. --Neh. xiii. 24

Meaning of Half from wikipedia

- half is equivalent to division by two, or "halving"; conversely, division by one half is equivalent to multiplication by two, or "doubling". One half...
- Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters...
- beverages, and soft drinks. In some cafés in Brussels, a "half en half", Dutch for "half and half", is a mixture of white wine and champagne." Originally...
- Half and half nails (also known as "Lindsay's nails") show the proximal portion of the nail white and the distal half red, pink, or brown, with a sharp...
- The Half of It is a 2020 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Alice Wu. It stars Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire...
- Half-life (symbol t1⁄2) is the time required for a quantity to reduce to half of its initial value. The term is commonly used in nuclear physics to describe...
- Half Man Half Biscuit are an English rock band, formed in 1984 in Birkenhead, Merseyside. Known for their satirical, sardonic, and sometimes surreal songs...
- Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams, and Guillermo Díaz. The film was directed by Tamra...
- Half Horse, Half Musician is a 1999 EP by Sean Lennon. It features three remixes from his debut album Into the Sun ("Queue", "Spaceship" and "Into The...
- A half-birthday is a day approximately six months before or after the anniversary of a person's birth. It is sometimes marked by people whose birthday...
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