[haf-rod, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈrɒd, ˈhɑf-/
a unit of length equal to 2.75 yards or 8.25 feet (2.52 meters).
an area equal to 15.125 square yards (12.65 square meters).
[haf-round, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈraʊnd, ˈhɑf-/ adjective 1. semicircular in cross section, as a molding or piece of type. noun 2. anything that is semicircular in cross section. 3. Printing. a curved stereotype plate.
- Half-round chisel
noun 1. a cold chisel with a semicircular cutting edge used for making narrow channels
- Half-round file
noun 1. (engineering) a file having a semicircular cross-section
[roo-in] /ˈru ɪn/ noun 1. ruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece. 2. a destroyed or decayed building, town, etc. 3. a fallen, wrecked, or decayed condition: The building fell to ruin. 4. […]