from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A period of 30 minutes.
- n. The middle point of an hour: The clock chimes on the half-hour.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A period of time equal to thirty minutes.
- n. The time of thirty minutes past any particular hour.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A period of thirty minutes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a half of an hour
They can even build internal cliffhangers into a half-hour or hour-long program and use the interruptions to their advantage.
It's been a half-hour since I ordered fries! elle pouvait faire le canard = she might shut her beak! l'équipe (f) = (lunch) crew
Yes, because with everything else a truck was blocking the road and so we were stopped for a half-hour or so, and eventually delayed some two hours.
Toledo is about a 50-mile drive from Madrid or a half-hour ride on an AVE high-speed train.
John would be home in a half-hour, and he could make the decision to call the police or not.
I fell in love with the place, and every trip we had taken to Hilton Head since then has included a trip to Savannah, about a half-hour away.
There were complications at the end, so my first half-hour with the baby passed in a grey fog of pain.
The half-hour videoconference is planned for Friday.
The rabbits were subjected to radiation equivalent to about 16 hours of sunlight exposure, condensed into a half-hour period, says Cristina Schnider , Vistakon's senior director of medical affairs.
A half-hour after the sirens came, I heard a dog bark.