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half-step

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian another word for semitone
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Then he went very white and took a half-step toward the Arab.
On Monday, Apple (AAPL) unveiled an array of half-step, incremental services that disappointed even ardent Apple fans, Tae Kim wrote in this week's edition of Barron's.
The fact that the ascending harmonic series playable with each possible finger setting starts off with an octave, then a fifth, a fourth, a major 3rd, a minor 3rd, all the way to a half-step at the top of the range (the 16th harmonic) creates a great variety in the proportional distance between harmonics.
Because its spec upgrades are more modest, there's an expectation that the Pro is very much a half-step upgrade between a hypothetical PS5.
The additional half-step covered is the process of bridging the brand narrative and its visual design.
So, once again, one step forward, a half-step backward.
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surprised, inevitably, its voice a half-step closer to God and never
I often countered by moving another half-step or so away from the plate.
No tangible progress was reported, but the mere fact the meeting was held represented what the mediator called a ''half-step'' toward peace.
The Information Minister pointed out that UN Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, talked on Friday on "half-step to complete the step" in terms of the logistic preparations for today, but the other delegation seemingly suffers from an internal structural problem or a blur of an integral political opinion, as it was leaked by their circles that some of their delegation will attend others won't, while some others want to discuss in view of different means or priorities.
Dropping the problem into local chapters' laps isn't going to make it go away, but it's at least a half-step toward barring discrimination based on sexual orientation overall, something the Girl Scouts of the United States of America has already done by declaring the sexual orientation of its members a private issue.