[haf-bredth, -bretth, -breth, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈbrɛdθ, -ˈbrɛtθ, -ˈbrɛθ, ˈhɑf-/
noun, Naval Architecture.
a diagrammatic plan of one half of the hull of a vessel divided lengthwise amidships, showing water lines, stations, diagonals, and bow and buttock lines.
[haf-breed, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌbrid, ˈhɑf-/ Disparaging and Offensive. noun 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to the offspring of parents of different racial origin, especially the offspring of an American Indian and a white person of European descent. adjective 2. of or relating to such offspring. noun 1. (offensive) a person whose parents are of […]
[broh-kuh n] /ˈbroʊ kən/ verb 1. past participle of . adjective 2. reduced to fragments; fragmented. 3. ruptured; torn; fractured. 4. not functioning properly; out of working order. 5. Meteorology. (of sky cover) being more than half, but not totally, covered by clouds. Compare (def 4). 6. changing direction abruptly: The fox ran in a […]
noun 1. (def 2). noun 1. the son of either of one’s parents by another partner
noun, Slang. 1. a half dollar; the sum of 50 cents.