Definition of Half-hourly

1. Adjective. Occurring ever half hour.

Similar to: Periodic, Periodical



2. Adverb. Every thirty minutes, every half hour.

Definition of Half-hourly

1. Adjective. Once every half-hour. ¹

2. Adverb. Once every half-hour. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Half-hourly

half-elf
half-equation
half-faced
half-fish
half-free morel
half-halt
half-hapten
half-hardy
half-hearted
half-heartedly
half-hitch
half-holiday
half-hour
half-hourlong
half-hourly (current term)
half-inch
half-inched
half-inches
half-inching
half-inferior
half-integer
half-integers
half-intensity
half-jacket
half-length
half-life
half-light
half-line
half-lives

Literary usage of Half-hourly

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1. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"Urbe excreted collected in half- hourly periods. ... Urine collected at half-hourly periods. Titrations: Per Cent First half hour 24.0 Second half hour 36.4 ..."

2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac (1921)
"to St. George, SI Leaves each side, week days, half hourly from 6 am to 7:30 pm; ... B. 116th., 1 pm, and half hourly after until 3 pm All other days steam ..."

3. A Handbook of New England by Porter Sargent (1916)
"Hourly service the year round; boats leave half after the hour from 7 AM to 6.30 PM half-hourly trips during July and August; boats leave on the hour and ..."

4. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1883)
"Gr. as. half-hourly for 6 or 8 Vomiting after a debauch. ... Gtt. j. hourly or half-hourly. Organic heart disease where digitalis fs indicated. Note. ..."

5. Report of an Investigation of Water and Sewage Purification Plant in Ohio by Ohio State Board of Health, Charles Oliver Probst, R. Winthrop Pratt, Philip Burgess, A. Elliott Kimberly (1908)
"In the case of the crude sewage, the average samples are composites obtained by mixing together such portions of the half hourly samples as correspond to ..."

6. Sewage Disposal by Leonard Parker Kinnicutt, Charles Edward Amory Winslow, Robert Winthrop Pratt (1910)
"At sewage experiment stations and at certain large plants the hourly or half-hourly collection of samples constitutes a part of the regular routine work, ..."

7. Northern Italy, Including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and Routes Through by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1913)
"A, 6); half-hourly, from 6 am till 8 (in winter 7) pm (10 c.). 7. From the Fondamente Nuove (PL H, 3) to Sa┬╗ Michele (5 c.) and Murano (p. 414; 10 c. ..."

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