Definitions for half-length

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

half′-length`(n.)

  1. something that is only half a full length or height, esp. a portrait of the upper half of the body, including the hands.

  2. (adj.)of half the complete length or height.

Origin of half-length:

1690–1700

Princeton's WordNet

  1. half-length(adj)

    a portrait showing the body from only the waist up

  2. half-length(adj)

    representing only the upper half of the body

    "a half-length portrait"

  3. half-length(adj)

    abridged to half its original length

Webster Dictionary

  1. Half-length(adj)

    of half the whole or ordinary length, as a picture

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