[haf-trak, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtræk, ˈhɑf-/
a caterpillar tread that runs over and under the rear or driving wheels of a vehicle but is not connected with the forward wheels: used especially on military vehicles.
a motor vehicle with rear driving wheels on caterpillar treads.
Military. an armored vehicle equipped with half-tracks.
a vehicle with caterpillar tracks on the wheels that supply motive power only
also halftrack, type of military vehicle, 1927, from half + track (n.).
[haf-trooth, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtruθ, ˈhɑf-/ noun, plural half-truths [haf-trooth z, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtruðz, ˈhɑf-/ (Show IPA) 1. a statement that is only partly true, especially one intended to deceive, evade blame, or the like. 2. a statement that fails to divulge the whole truth. noun 1. a partially true statement intended to mislead n. 1650s, from half […]
[haf-turn, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtɜrn, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a 180-degree turn; a direct reversal of direction or orientation, as from front to back or left to right.
[haf-tur-ning, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtɜr nɪŋ, ˈhɑf-/ noun, Furniture. 1. .
noun 1. Diving. a dive made by a half rotation of the body on its long axis. Compare . 2. the twisting of the body in a half-turn, as in tumbling.
[yoozd or for 4, yoost] /yuzd or for 4, yust/ adjective 1. previously used or owned; secondhand: a used car. 2. showing wear or being worn out: a thrift shop that accepts used clothing. 3. employed for a purpose; utilized: a frequently used dictionary. Idioms 4. used to, accustomed or habituated to: I’m not used […]