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half-full

adjective
1.
(of a vessel, place, etc) holding or containing half its capacity
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  • But it was still more than half-full when they were finished.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
  • It was half-full of white powder that glittered in a stray ray of sunlight.

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace
  • This is not reliable in case the trap is full or half-full with slime, etc.

  • One fellow got hit with a water bucket and it was about half-full.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • The collector was standing with the half-full calabash in his hands.

    The Pools of Silence H. de Vere Stacpoole

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