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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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Chop vegetables into bite-size pieces and transfer to a large bowl; toss with the juice of three of the grilled lemon halves, the minced garlic, olive oil, basil, thyme leaves, 1/2 teaspoon salt and some black pepper to taste.
In Africa, after economic stagnation in the 1990s, a decade of encouraging economic growth is reducing the proportion of the population living in extreme poverty, but not quickly enough to halve it by 2015.
What is a half and using halving Recognising a "half" in symmetrical pictures Halving shapes: shading halves Halving quantities (e.
If we have halved it over the last five years, we are going to halve it over the next four years as well, so that by 2008, the maximum waiting time in this country will be about three or four months and the average waiting time for an operation will be five weeks.
Sandy Twynholm and Chris McDonnell managed halves after both were two down, while Newcastle United youngsters Simon Lee and Ross Crowe hung on after tight matches to win by 3 and 2 and 2up respectively.
In his initial piece "The Halves and Halve-Nots", Hyman looked at the distribution of forward P/E's in the S&P 500 over the past 15 years.
Donovan held a 1-up lead before he made the birdie bomb from just off the 10th green, though Johnson still had a 10-footer to halve the hole.
Kuehne missed a 5-footer for par to halve the third hole, Daly made a 20-footer for birdie to win the par-3 fifth and Mickelson's 8-footer for par was good enough to win the sixth hole and give his team a 2-up lead.
I was two up with three to play against Elir Angel and he fought back to halve the match and Adam Williams was three up against Marco Spacone and had to settle for a half.
Last year's champions Flintshire managed to halve the morning foursomes 2-2 but then Caernarfonshire, who hadwon all their previous five matches, won five and halved two of the singles for a comprehensive victory.
To prepare papaya, peel, halve and scoop out seeds.
Halve spaghetti squash lengthwise and remove seeds.