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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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Grill lemon halves until lightly caramelized, 3 to 5 minutes total.
Even before 2000, the World Food Summit, held in Rome in 1996, pledged to halve the number of undernourished people by 2015.
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it is unclear; perhaps the fact that the sum of three halves is more than a single whole was the intended subplot?
3 Put the mash mixture back into the potato halves and top with the remaining cheese.
The Government has met its target to halve the maximum waiting time for an NHS operation to nine months, Health Secretary John Reid announced yesterday.
Rob Steele, quarter-finalist in the English Amateur Championship this summer, came back from two down with three to play to halve his match against the experienced Eddie Vernon.
Though the trial included only eight patients, it indicates probenecid, now used to treat gout, could halve the daily dose of zidovudine without changing overall effectiveness, says study director David M.
And they then held their nerve in the testing conditions to halve the singles 6-6 and run out two-point winners.
They might have lost the second foursomes but the youngest members of the side, Kevin Hale and Andrew Smith, two down with two play, produced heroic birdie putts on the last two greens to halve the match.
Leave to infuse while you soak the tomatoes for 30 seconds in boiling water, then peel and halve.
"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."