a note equivalent in time value to one half of a whole note; minim.
(US & Canadian) a note having the time value of half a semibreve Also called minim
- Half of it
noun phrase The most significant or important part of something •Usu in negative contexts: her attitude is not the half of it (1932+) Only part of something, as in You saw them together, but that’s just the half of it; she’s moved in with him. This phrase, signifying the most important portion (more than half), […]
adjective 1. (chess) (of a file) having a pawn or pawns of only one colour on it
- Half-open interval
[haf-oh-puh n, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌoʊ pən, ˈhɑf-/ noun, Mathematics. 1. a set of numbers between two given numbers but including only one endpoint.
[oh-vuh l] /ˈoʊ vəl/ adjective 1. having the general form, shape, or outline of an egg; egg-shaped. 2. ellipsoidal or elliptical. noun 3. an object of oval shape. 4. a body or plane figure that is oval in shape or outline. 5. an elliptical field or a field on which an elliptical track is laid […]
noun (pl) -ps 1. an informal name for a halfpenny (sense 1)