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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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Nothing is more of a turn-off to recruiters than a candidate who is only half-heartedly going through the job search process.
Ingenuity hides the keyboard, but not the workstation; dishonesty of expression being only half-heartedly adopted.
But they had only half-heartedly invested in automating the crucial production engineering process which, in my analysis, was creating a major bottleneck in the industrial process.
A red-winged blackbird who attacks with zest when researchers present a stuffed bird suffers fewer territorial intrusions afterward than the bird who attacks the dummy half-heartedly.
Others have erred and then half-heartedly tried to correct their mistakes by "cleaning up" their lines of brand -- e.
But Christian-Jewish relations also involve the Inquisition, the dark side of the Crusades, and the shrug of the shoulders or nod of the head with which Christian authorities in Church and State responded to popular anti-Semitism, sometimes half-heartedly restrained, sometimes encouraged.
It's important to show where past efforts and recommendations either were ignored or implemented half-heartedly.
But then let me tell you my problem: Exercise, as even I who am very half-heartedly acquainted with it knows, can be a hot business.
Nothing is done half-heartedly, with on-stage musicians expertly accompanying the vocals.
Thirdly, men can clean the house on the Valentine's Day and they should not do it half-heartedly.
The Mayo man yesterday half-heartedly backed the Fine Gael leader and insisted he is a "nice man".
You cannot go into an Olympic Games half-heartedly.