halftime halftime  /ˈhæf ˌtaɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an intermission between the first and second half of a game

Usage(s):

  1. Girls from Tyler, Texas take the field with twirling fans and fancy formations for halftime of the 1972 Super Bowl VI, which was played in New Orleans.
  2. Not even halftime will provide a respite this year from Super Bowl hype.
  3. Bloggers had the offensive image sailing through the Internet by halftime.

News

  1. Duncan helps lift Spurs to 50-44 halftime lead over Heat

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Tim Duncan scored 10 points and made seven rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs took a 50-44 halftime lead over Miami Heat in Game Three of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals on Tuesday. Duncan scored the game's opening basket and the hosts never relinquished the lead, which they stretched to 11 points when Gary Neal drained his third three-pointer with about ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. NBA-Duncan helps lift Spurs to 50-44 halftime lead over Heat

    SAN ANTONIO, June 11 (Reuters) - Tim Duncan scored 10 points and made seven rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs took a 50-44 halftime lead over Miami Heat in Game Three of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals on Tuesday. Duncan scored the game's opening basket and the hosts never relinquished the lead, which they stretched to 11 points when Gary Neal drained his third three-pointer ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Mexico vs. Costa Rica: Halftime score 0-0, Ticos getting the job done

    Mexico and Costa Rica are tied at 0-0 at halftime in their World Cup qualifier, and El Tri's supporters are not happy. Despite Jose Manuel de la Torre's massive lineup changes, it's been more of the same from his team. They're struggling to create chances while conceding great opportunities on the counter. Joel Campbell had a brilliant chance just five minutes into the match and almost stunned ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "The first half was really difficult for us. We were 1-0 behind, a great save by our goalkeeper on Kaka kept us there," Sneijder said. "At halftime we said to each other that we had to improve things and put more pressure on the Brazilian...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: CBC.ca

  2. "He's the kind of guy you ride a hot hand, that's for sure," Jackson said. "We were waiting for him to do that. He came in at halftime and got his ankle re-taped [Bryant said he tweaked it in the first half] and went out there and found a...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: ESPN

  3. "We could have lost it in the first 15 minutes," he said. "At halftime, I made it very clear to the players. I told them time and time again, 'You have to play your own game. You have to have patience against Brazil."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: Gambling911.com

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