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(Latin: half)
(Greek: half)
(Latin: half, partly, twice)
(Latin: one and a half; normally used as a prefix; from Latin, semis “half” + que “and”)
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biological half-life
The time required for the quantity of a material in a specified tissue, organ, or region of the body; especially, a toxin; to reduce in quantity by half as a result of biological processes.
half a dozen of one and six of another
This entry is located in the following unit: Pleonasms or Tautological Redundancies (page 10)
half vision, hemianopia
1. The blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes; usually applied to bilateral defects caused by a single lesion.
2. Bilateral or unilateral blindness in one-half of the field of vision; half blindness.
Inflation: cutting money in half without damaging the paper.