half-hour half-hour

Definition(s):

  • (n) a half of an hour

Usage(s):

  1. Cramming hilarity, heartbreak and high notes into a half-hour, it reminded us that no labor dispute can keep a genius from using his powers for Evil, and for good.
  2. Turn-On itself, produced by the originators of Laugh-In, looked like a half-hour reject from the Rowan and Martin memory bank.
  3. And at some moments in the three-and-a-half-hour service 90 minutes longer than planned the sea was a mother, welcoming her children home.

News

  1. Low-cost vaccine and microchipping clinics

    Sponsored by the Delco SPCA, a majority of the clinics are on Tuesday and run from 4-6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. No appointment is necessary; first come, first served. Please be in line half-hour prior to closing.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: News of Delaware County

  2. Teen girl critically hurt as truck crashes, rolls on top of her

    A 14-year-old girl was critically injured Sunday when she was thrown from the bed of a pickup truck that overturned on a dirt road and was trapped underneath the vehicle for a half-hour, officials said.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: KOMO Seattle

  3. Mania Review: The Lone Ranger

     I cannot, in good conscience, call The Lone Ranger a good movie. But I’d also be lying if I said I didn’t have a good time during its Bruckheimer-esque two-and-a-half-hour running time...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Mania

Quotes

  1. "When I first heard about it I spent about a half-hour going around my house crying," Winfrey said at a news conference.
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: Forbes

  2. A bandmate convinced Pickett they needed to do a song to showcase the Karloff voice, and "Monster Mash" was born _ "written in about a half-hour," said Dr. Demento.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Dr Demento Source: Washington Post

  3. "Give me a few minutes before I talk," Byrd said. "I'm not lucid right now. I'm saying funny things. Give me a half-hour and I'll talk."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Paul Byrd Source: ABC News

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