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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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AsmaJehangir a state funeral and allowing the Sindh Government to fly the national flag at half mast out of respect for her matchless contributions and unwavering principles #StateFuneralForAsmaJehangir
A statement issued by Home Ministry said that the national flag will also be flown at half mast tomorrow at the place of cremation.
In a soulful ceremony in the morning, Bangladesh Ambassador Mohammed Imran hoisted the flag at half mast while the national anthem was sung.
TOWN Hall officials in Nuneaton have responded to criticism that the Union Flag has not been flown at half mast to mark the death of Margaret Thatcher.
AS a former Green Howard and army veteran, I was disgusted and very angry to see the Union Jack not flying at half mast outside the temporary Redcar Council Town Hall when two soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment, which is our own local regiment, were killed in Afganistan.