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halftime

play
noun half·time \-ˌtīm\

Simple Definition of halftime

  • : the period of rest between the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half in games like football and basketball

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of halftime

  1. :  an intermission between halves of a game or contest (as in football or basketball)

Examples of halftime in a sentence

  1. The score was tied at halftime.

  2. The coaches discussed strategy during halftime.



1871

First Known Use of halftime

1871


HALFTIME Defined for Kids

halftime

play
noun half·time \ˈhaf-ˌtīm, ˈhäf-\

Definition of halftime for Students

  1. :  a period of rest between the halves of a game (as basketball)




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