Meaning of half-hour

half-hour

Pronunciation: (haf'our', -ou'ur, häf'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a period of 30 minutes.
  2. the midpoint between the hours: The clock struck on the half-hour.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of a half-hour: half-hour programs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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