Definition of Halves

1. n. pl. of Half.



Definition of Halves

1. Noun. (plural of half) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of halve) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Halves

1. half [n] - See also: half

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halves

halurgite
halurgy
halutz
halutzim
halva
halvah
halvahs
halvans
halvarine
halvarines
halvas
halve
halved
halver
halvers
halves (current term)
halvesies
halving
halvings
halwa
halwe
halwes
halyard
halyards
halysin
halysites
halzoun
ham
ham-and-egger
ham-fisted

Literary usage of Halves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1874)
"... and the halves and quarters of the bills so divided to utter and receive, whereby not only the charge of making such bills is greatly enhanced, ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"... with a layer of sealing-wax one or two millimetres thick ; this is done after the two halves have been glued together and the whole is perfectly dry. ..."

3. Elements of Arithmetic by Horace Mann, Pliny Earle Chase (1851)
"How many halves are 7 halves and 5 halves and 3 halves and 2 halves ; 4 halves and 4 halves and 9 halves; 9 halves and 8 halves and 6 halves; 3 halves and 3 ..."

4. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"This process goes on till two complete new halves are wedged in between the old ... The old halves were produced by normal apical growth from behind forward ..."

5. The Emporium of Arts and Sciences by John Redman Coxe (1812)
"The assay grain is further divided into halves and quarters. The Assay mark fur Silver is divided as the real mark for this metal, namely, into 16 loi lis. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"The -cone is cut in two along the axis, one-half reversed in direction, and the halves fastened together in this new position. The whole is then mounted so ..."

7. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"1, British Museum, in two parts consisting, as Genest observes, Suggestions for alterations in 'JuliusCaesar,' of plays in ten acts divided into halves, ..."

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