[haf-kast, hahf-kahst] /ˈhæfˌkæst, ˈhɑfˌkɑst/ Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of mixed racial or ethnic descent.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of mixed European and Hindu or European and Muslim parentage.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person descended from parents of two different social strata.
of or relating to a half-caste.
a person having parents of different races, esp the offspring of a European and an Indian
of, relating to, or designating such a person
[haf-sel, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌsɛl, ˈhɑf-/ noun, Electricity. 1. a single electrode, generally a metal, immersed in a container filled with an electrolyte, and having a specific electrical potential for a given combination of electrode and electrolyte.
noun 1. a bronze coin of the U.S., equal to one-half cent, issued at various periods between 1793 and 1857.
[sen-chuh-ree] /ˈsɛn tʃə ri/ noun, plural centuries. 1. a period of 100 years. 2. one of the successive periods of 100 years reckoned forward or backward from a recognized chronological epoch, especially from the assumed date of the birth of Jesus. 3. any group or collection of 100: a century of limericks. 4. (in the […]
noun 1. 2. anything having the shape or form of half a circle