half-full


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half-full

adj
(of a vessel, place, etc) holding or containing half its capacity
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half-full

[ˈhɑːfˈfʊl] ADJmedio lleno, mediado
References in classic literature ?
Beside it lay some cooking utensils and a bucket half-full of water.
When in her boudoir, she wrote a note, taking so much trouble over it that she destroyed, and rewrote, till her dainty waste-basket was half-full of torn sheets of notepaper.
When he returned with his basket leaking, but still half-full, Arthur looked at him with a more thoroughly reawakened consciousness.
Razumov had been admitted twice to that suite of several small dark rooms on the top floor: dusty window-panes, litter of all sorts of sweepings all over the place, half-full glasses of tea forgotten on every table, the two Laspara daughters prowling about enigmatically silent, sleepy-eyed, corsetless, and generally, in their want of shape and the disorder of their rumpled attire, resembling old dolls; the great but obscure Julius, his feet twisted round his three-legged stool, always ready to receive the visitors, the pen instantly dropped, the body screwed round with a striking display of the lofty brow and of the great austere beard.
Boland, 27, sees the glass as half-full after a Jekyll and Hyde few seasons under Anthony Daly.
I beat myself up because sometimes I look at it and I go, It's definitely half-empty, and sometimes it's half-full," she said.
Roy Hodgson was guilty of this approach in midweek when speaking after England's dire 1-0 friendly win over Norway at a half-full Wembley.
30pm LIKE a stocking half-full of good presents and half-full of manky fruit, today is a mixed bag, writes Michael Brear.
I'd much rather go out for a drink with someone who sees a glass as being half-empty, rather than half-full.
Playing to a half-full crowd was all the sweeter and meant that this already cosy gig felt even more intimate.
Let's face it, if you want your team to perform at peak levels, adding a new team member is a very big deal, so let's take a closer look to see if seeing the glass half-full or half-empty really matters.
half-full tubes so that the techs can judge whether the tube is at least half full without having to go to extraordinary measures to assess the volume of each sample that arrives.