a technique of piano playing in which the sustaining pedal is raised and immediately depressed thus allowing the lower strings to continue sounding
[hey-puh-nee, heyp-nee] /ˈheɪ pə ni, ˈheɪp ni/ noun, plural halfpennies for 1; halfpence [hey-puh ns] /ˈheɪ pəns/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. a bronze coin of the United Kingdom, equal to half a penny: use phased out in 1984. 2. the sum of half a penny. adjective 3. of the price or value of a […]
/ˈheɪpəθ/ noun 1. an amount that may be bought for a halfpenny 2. a trifling or very small amount
adjective 1. (NZ, informal) poorly planned or conceived Equivalent expression (in certain other countries) half-baked
[haf-pahyk, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌpaɪk, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. . 2. a short pike formerly used by sailors boarding enemy vessels.