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Half-Inch

In Cockney rhyming slang, a term meaning to steal.
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Cut up 1/2 yellow onion and 6 celery stalks into half inch pieces.
However, on August 22, 1918, almost one and a half inches of rain fell over Stirling prompting expectations that the town's water shortage issues would be over.
There is actually about a half inch of clearance at the front when the barrel springs are free.
Fold both ends of the ribbon under a half inch, and iron into place.
"This means the model's height, torso, arm length, leg length, bust, waist, and hips [along with all other body measurements] match this requirement." It's a body measurement that also must be maintained to the half inch.
It comes in four qualities: Lama, a 60-knot construction hand-washed in Nepal with a pile height under one-half inch, making it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act; Setana, a 60-knot quality, washed in Switzerland with a pile height over a half inch; Timpa, an 80-knot-count rug with lower-than-half-inch pile, washed in Switzerland; and Shakti, a low pile in a 100-knot construction, washed in Switzerland.
I've seen big changes at NCAR, when they went from a half inch tape to 3480, or when they went from the first helical which was that terabyte memory, so every one of those changes always, always, creates a lot of headaches.
The fist of these, available in the UK through CT Technical Products, are the Eco Green Line pumps - a range of three models in half inch size.
Ella Kilgour's design lowers a three and a half inch heel to one inch if folded away.
In a separate incident, a 22-year-old man with a half inch cut above his left eye, entered the town's police station at about midnight saying he had been the victim of an attack at the club.