half-cup

half′-cup′



n.
half of a cup, equal to 4 fluid ounces (0.1 liter).
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Translations

half-cup

[ˈhɑːfˌkʌp] ADJ [bra] → de media copa
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The little half-hour was expired, the lady and gentleman were taking their little dessert and half-cup of coffee, the note was paid, the horses were ordered, they would depart immediately; but, owing to an unhappy destiny and the curse of Heaven, they were not yet gone.
Top choices include white beans (80 mg per half-cup), navy beans (63 mg), kidney beans (58 mg), pinto beans (52 mg), and edamame (49 mg).
A Mindanao lawmaker has proposed the reintroduction of "half-cup" orders of rice at fast-food joints and restaurants in response to the country's current rice supply woes.
However, they were only consuming it in modest quantities (three half-cup servings a week, typically).
Its half-cup of hummus can be almost undetectable when the pureed chickpea dip is plain.
Among the findings from the report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund, eating about three servings (90 grams) of fiber-rich whole grains--about two slices of whole-wheat bread and a half-cup of brown rice--a day can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by 17 percent.
The ordinance required food establishments to offer half-cup servings of rice on their menus.
You can opt for a small piece (or half-cup) of fresh fruit, fresh berries dipped in melted dark chocolate, a small plain square of chocolate, a brownie bite or a half-cup of low-fat chocolate milk.
So now, I use about a half-ounce of pure beeswax melted in with the half-cup of coconut oil.
Highlights of the chic collection include Nouvel Emoi which arrives as two lovely items, a half-cup bra with lace cap sleeves that fits from B to E cups and a gorgeous body with French lace cups and panels that fits from XS to L.
For only 90 calories, a half-cup serving of tofu lends 25 percent of your daily calcium needs, nearly as much as a cup of skim milk.