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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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Half-wit Tom For Rafael Benitez having no transfer budget - despite operating at a substantial profit in the last three transfer windows.
That kind of half-wit used to be called Tim Lamb, the former chief executive of the English Cricket Board.
Walsall against Wolves was hardly a riveting encounter - an ejected Wolves fan and a shirtless half-wit prancing about the Floors-2-Go stand were the highlights - but the punters were charged pounds 12.
SASKIA This emotionless, vacuous, Faliraki half-wit has no attraction to Maxwell.
Then, like me, you spend 40 minutes on the phone with some half-wit technician in a call centre who appears to know less than you.
Is it remotely possible that any half-wit can draw a logical connection between corporate United States death and destruction bombings under the guise of NATO with current violence at all levels of our sick society?
He described Science as someone who 'just runs around all day like a half-wit making no sense.
IT'S dry slaps all round for the half-wit teacher and her snotty little charges from the posh London private school who got lost in the Cairngorms.
shrugging half-wit Emma Jones on the big Royal debate - the "voice of yoof" couldn't hold her own against Bob The Builder.
Lydon's standard bleating vocals and half-wit lyrics are often obscured by dull, sample-heavy production.
Young Fiona, you see, gets chased a lot by a hulking, slobbering half-wit freak called Debilitas, who seems to want to love her and hug her and shake her like a dolly until she bleedsFiona's other task, apart from not getting Debilitated, is to piece together why she's in the mansion and what it has to do with her family and a half-remembered car crash.
Without Rooney, United (4-5 Totalbet) must rely on half-fit Ruud van Nistelrooy or half-wit Alan Smith as their lone front man.