half half  /ˈhæf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
  2. (n) one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
  3. (adj) consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity
  4. (adj) partial
  5. (adj) (of siblings) related through one parent only
  6. (adv) partially or to the extent of a half

Usage(s):

  1. The Nevada population is one-quarter Hispanic, and typically about half of South Carolina Democratic-primary voters are African American.
  2. While Bill Clinton ran the nation for eight years, his half brother, Roger, lived in Bill's shadow.
  3. Devon Aoki, a half-Japanese and half-American concoction, has captivated London and New York catwalks with her woodblock-print features and long limbs.

News

  1. Half Cent Sales Tax Takes Effect

    The half cent sales tax approved by Arkansas voters in November is now in full effect.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: KNWA Fayetteville

  2. Half a million dollars' worth of jewelry stolen in Atlantic City casino heist

    Three men stole half a million dollars' worth of jewelry from a store at an Atlantic City casino in what New Jersey police are calling a brazen smash-and-grab robbery.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Half a million dollars' worth of jewelry stolen in Atlantic City heist

    Three men stole half a million dollars' worth of jewelry from a store at an Atlantic City casino in what New Jersey police are calling a brazen smash-and-grab robbery.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "Koscielny is a central defender with great ability who performed extremely well last season for Lorient," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said. "We identified him as a very strong centre half, who has made big progress very quickly. He has...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Arsene Wenger Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "Last week I shot 70-76, and I didn't play Saturday. I didn't play Sunday. I traveled on Monday. I hit two bags of balls on Tuesday and a couple of putts, maybe an hour and a half of practice. I played the Pro-Am yesterday, and I'm not kidding, we...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: Golfweek.com

  3. "We had a good first half hour. And we started well in the second half," coach Bert Van Marwijk said. "We should have scored 2-0, 3-0, maybe 4-0 there."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: The Associated Press

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