Definitions for half-hour

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a period of 30 minutes.

  2. the midpoint of an hour, as 12:30.

  3. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or consisting of a 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.


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