What does half-hour mean?

Definitions for half-hour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. half-hour, 30 minutes(noun)

    a half of an hour


  1. half-hour(Noun)

    A period of time equal to thirty minutes.

  2. half-hour(Noun)

    The time of thirty minutes past any particular hour.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-hour in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-hour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Unknown:

    May you be in heaven a half-hour before the devil knows your dead.

  2. Scott Wood:

    It's possible you could take a half-hour class and if you know the material you could finish it in 15 minutes.

  3. Francis Joseph Spellman:

    When you say Yes, say it quickly. But always take a half hour to say No, so you can understand the other fellow's side.

  4. Walter Cronkite:

    The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good.

  5. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.

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