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HALF. One equal part of a thing divided into two parts, either in fact or in contemplation. A moiety. This word is used in composition; as, half cent, half dime, &c.

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By eliminating the need to develop an SNMP stack in house, the SNMP Manager Toolkit cut our development time in half," said R.
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Thus, if an object is cut in half, the grain of the wood continues naturally on the newly exposed surface of the cut.