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half one of two equal parts of a whole. [7 definitions]
half-and-half of two things in equal portions; half one thing and half another. [3 definitions]
half-assed (vulgar slang) unplanned or poorly planned; haphazard. [3 definitions]
halfback in football, one of two offensive players lined up on either side of the fullback behind the line of scrimmage. [2 definitions]
half-baked not well thought out; ill-conceived, ill-planned, or unrealistic. [3 definitions]
half blood kinship through only one of the parents. [2 definitions]
half-blood a person related to another person through one parent only. [3 definitions]
half boot a boot that reaches to the middle of the lower leg.
half-breed (offensive) one whose parents are of different racial extraction, esp. Caucasian and Native American. [2 definitions]
half brother a male offspring related to siblings through one parent only.
half-caste (offensive) one whose parents are of different origins, esp. European and Hindu or European and Muslim. [2 definitions]
half-circle one half of a circle; semicircle.
half cock the partly raised position of the hammer of a firearm, at which point the trigger locks and cannot be pulled.
half-cocked of a firearm, with the hammer raised halfway and locked to prevent firing. [2 definitions]
half dollar a coin of the United States and Canada worth fifty cents.
half gainer a dive in which the diver, facing forward, executes half of a backward somersault, thus entering the water headfirst and facing the diving board.
halfhearted accomplished with or showing little interest or enthusiasm.
half hitch a knot made by making a loop in a rope and passing the end of the rope through the loop.
half-hour a period of time lasting thirty minutes. [4 definitions]
half-life in physics, the time required for disintegration of half the atoms in a given quantity of radioactive material.
half-mast a point midway up a ship's mast, at which the flag is flown to signal distress or as a symbol of mourning. [2 definitions]