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half

One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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Dear Father Christmas Please sprinkle some of your magic sleeping dust on the kids so they don't wake up at half past two in the morning and start leaping about the bedroom.
If you can imagine a clock face, the wind is coming from about half past two.
My grandma, aided by mother and Auntie Doris, would turn them out in batches as everyone sat round the table at half past two.
Rachel Elizabeth Wright and Joseph Frank Best IV were united in marriage on February 25, 2006, at half past two o'clock in the afternoon at First Baptist Church in Aberdeen.
Janice, of Coupar Angus, Perthshire, said: ``I'd left the hospital at about half past two and I'd only justput my head on the pillow when Terri came in with a cup of tea.
200 YEARS AGO: Whereas between the hours of twelve last night and half past two this morning, two pieces of linen cloth, nearly white, were stolen out of the whitening yard belonging to Mr John Kerby, near the Four Oaks, in the County of Warwick.
Tonia Michelle Gaskin and Bradley Scott Easley were united in marriage July 13, 2002, at half past two in the afternoon at Central Baptist Church in Grenada.
Purist dance fans would be horrified at hitting the floor for something they last heard at their school disco, but who can seriously resist playing air guitar when it hits half past two in the morning?
Their album Paradise In The Picturehouse went triple platinum and they played hits such as Brewing Up A Storm and Half Past Two to sell-out crowds.