GNU Webster's 1913
- n. one of two equal parts of a divisible whole; a half; a century and one half.
- n. one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
“- And, of all the various it's-such-an-honor-to-be-nominated statements made yesterday, my favorite response came from Bret McKenzie, a new Oscar nominee for best song "Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" and better known as one-half of the comedy duo "Flight of the Conchords.”
“Black resistance to patriotic obligation peaked during the Vietnam War, when African Americans made up fully one-half of the eligible men who failed to register for the draft.”
“The studio chief said that he expected 95 percent of the respondents to ask for clean and wholesome films, but instead of finding 95 percent favoring clean pictures, I discovered that at least one-half, or possibly 60 percent, want pictures to be risqué, the French for smutty. . .”
“The fractions in question are simply the coefficients of relationship appropriate to the neighbors whom he affects; unit for clonal individuals, one-half for sibs, one-quarter for half-sibs, one-eighth for cousins,... and finally zero for all neighbors whose relationship can be considered negligibly small.”
“Nearly one-half of LAUSD students are not graduating on time, and current conditions in the schools are cheating our children out of a quality education that ensures they will grow up with a real chance to build a career and a fulfilling life.”
“Economists say such a change is unlikely, but the comments reflected Beijing's unease about the dollar, which it uses for the bulk of its trade and to store an estimated one-half of its $2.5 trillion in reserves.”
“In a former life, when she was dating Ben Affleck, Lopez was one-half of the Bennifer paparazzi magnet.”
“Over one-half of children's deaths from pneumonia are cookstoves related.”
“By contrast, people who spent one-fourth of their time sitting had a 1 percent increase in mortality from cardiovascular disease; people who sat one-half of their time had an increase of 22 percent; three-quarters of their time 47 percent; and full-time sitters a whopping 54 percent increase in mortality.”
“Of course, this is easier in your native language than, for me, in Spanish, in which I am sesquilingual (speaking one and one-half languages)”
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