one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
"half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one half"
one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity
"a half chicken"; "lasted a half hour"
"gave me a half smile"; "he did only a half job"
(of siblings) related through one parent only
"a half brother"; "half sister"
partially or to the extent of a half
"he was half hidden by the bushes"
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It's definitely something you don't want to stick your hand in front of, you can see in the video we dropped a hotdog in front of it and we weren't putting it through slowly and it sliced it in half.
Let’s not forget that last night was supposed to be Ted Cruz’s big night. It was the night where he was going to sweep. The states were tailor made for the kind of campaign he was running. We beat him in Georgia. We beat him in half the states on the map.
And on behalf of' Playing With Fire' and out of respect to the people who I truly believe are heroes my response will be to immediately donate half a million dollars to this cause, in times like this, when people are giving their lives and working around the clock what they need from us is resources.
Half the work that is done in the world is to make things appear what they are not.
I think that there is an understanding there is something fundamentally immoral and wrong about a nation in which we have three people who own more wealth than the bottom half of the American people. That does not make sense.
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- палаві́на, пало́ваBelarusian
- mig, meitatCatalan, Valencian
- půlit, půl, rozpůlitCzech
- halb, HälfteGerman
- duona, duonoEsperanto
- نصف, نیمPersian
- puoleksi, puoli, puolittainen, puolikas, puolittain, puolittaa, puolet, panna puoliksi, puoliksi, puoli-Finnish
- demi, moitiéFrench
- healWestern Frisian
- lethScottish Gaelic
- ნახევარი, სანახევროდ, ნახევარ-Georgian
- نیوهونیو, نیوKurdish
- semis, dimidiumLatin
- half, helft, halverenDutch
- halvNorwegian Nynorsk
- połowa, połowić, pół-Polish
- meio, parte, metadePortuguese
- semi-, jumătate, emi-Romanian
- сторона́, пол-, наполови́ну, тайм, полу-, полови́на, почти́Russian
- metadi, meidade, meitate, midadeSardinian
- pol, polovicaSlovene
- halva, planhalva, halvlek, hälftSwedish
- yarı, yarımTurkish
- phân nửa, nửaVietnamese
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