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engineering a scale drawing of a section through a symmetrical object that shows only half the object
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby half-section
half-round chisel, half-round file, half-ruined, half-seas over, half-second, half-section, half-serious, half-share, half shell, halfsies, half-silvered
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How to use half-section in a sentence
I'd meet him crawling along the fence of his half section, wrapped up in all the rags he could lay claws on, if 'twas winter.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
His half section is all wheat land and has been brought under a high state of cultivation, large crops being annually gathered.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
The result is a half section of the boat; the other symmetrical half is easily obtained.
A mile away to the west stood a low stone house and immediately in front of us opened a half-section of unfenced sod.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
Father says every foot of the half-section ought to be viewed from that tree, except what's in the little clump about the cabin.The Price of the Prairie|Margaret Hill McCarter