from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In printing, an abbreviation of one half of a sheet of double size.


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  • Approximately 12 by 18 inches (called a half-sheet pan) and smaller at about 12 by 9 inches (a quarter-sheet pan), these can be among the most used in your kitchen.

    The City Cook

  • Through a small hole, I could see the squirrel's quivering tail sticking up out of my grandmother's churn... and, through the window, my husband approaching with a half-sheet of plywood in one hand and a rake in the other: Russell Crowe, Gladiator II: The Rodent Version.

    Elizabeth Boleman-Herring: The Squirrel Amongst the Razors in Occam's Butter Churn

  • An do half-sheet flyers to tuck into my chapbooks.

    Quick I'm-alive post

  • You get a bunch of green stones that represent sanity points, and the rule book, which is a glossy foldable half-sheet.

    Cthulhu Dice « Third Point of Singularity

  • Place the flatbreads on baking sheets with rims; 6 dough rounds fit on a half-sheet pan.

    All About Za'atar with Recipe for Za'atar Herb Blend and 5 Recipes for Using Za'atar

  • He produced a half-sheet form which required the signature of a supervisor.

    mjh's blog — 2010 — January

  • Some companies sell the same half-sheet size professional trays we use, which measure 18 inches by 13 inches, but you can also use the more commonly available 9 inch x 13-inch baking tray, or 16 inch x 14-inch cookie sheet.

    Cake Boss

  • Arrange the slices so they lay flat on the baking sheet (30 will fit on a standard half-sheet).

    L'shana 'tofu'

  • I made a double batch and used an 18x13 half-sheet pan (I give away bushels of baked goods), and my only suggestion was that a touch more salt may be pleasing (I tend not to be a huge salt user, but I do find oats benefit from salt).

    Look at me, I'm Sandra Lee

  • He began to write at once on a half-sheet of paper that he tore from a letter he had in his pocket, setting down a row of figures at the top and transposing into cypher as he went along.

    In The Time Of Light


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