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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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Regularly appearing in half of the show's 52 episodes during its first year, the 3D spots transport viewers to "Questworld," a virtual reality-style, immersive environment in which the show's youthful main characters -- Jonny and his best friends Hadji and Jessie -- face supernatural phenomena and evil-doers.
Thus, if an object is cut in half, the grain of the wood continues naturally on the newly exposed surface of the cut.