Definitions

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  • adj. half the usual or regular size

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They wouldn't accept copies on a half-size page, so I had to recopy them all.

    passport pages

  • In recent months, Disney and its licensees have packed the shelves of Target Corp., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Toy R Us Inc. with "Cars" Kleenex, shampoo, juice boxes, sleeping bags, kids' furniture and a half-size acoustic guitar emblazoned with the image of Lightning McQueen, a red race car with a friendly smile.

    Disney's 'Cars 2' a Hit Already—in Stores

  • Bel Canto Components Bel Canto Components For bookshelf audiophiles who like their separate components down to the individual power supply, Bel Canto's full range of modular matching half-size power amps, CD players, FM tuners and digital-to-analog converters (for your PC music) is a dream come true.

    The New Tech Collectibles

  • The menu will have half-size and full-size servings (including half-size appetizers, or “snacks”), with an eye toward affordability — nothing on the sample menu tops $18, and a foursome could eat their way through most of the menu without stretching too far.

    Emmer…and Rye

  • Around 1870-1880 a half-size lithographic print was published that joined the three original portraits in a single panel.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • It's just a half-size prototype. but there's some there there for sure.

    Boing Boing

  • The six rented half-size equines were unloaded from their trailer, saddled, and ready to go.

    Arcane Circle

  • I would never have predicted that Aidan would create, as he did at this school, a model of a half-size camel, which he presented while spouting facts about the desert biome.

    Holly Robinson: Now That School Is Out, What Did They Really Learn?

  • In Gross's July investment outlook he writes that investors have yet to accept the prospect of "half-size economic growth induced by deleveraging, reregulation, and deglobalization."

    Bill Gross: You Don't Get The New Normal.

  • Tip the set polenta on to a board and cut into six triangles (or 12 half-size ones, if you prefer).

    Yotam Ottolenghi's fried polenta and goat's cheese with gooseberry and chilli relish recipe

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