half-length

noun
\ ˈhaf-ˈleŋ(k)th How to pronounce half-length (audio) , ˈhäf- \

Definition of half-length

: something (such as a portrait) that is or represents only half the complete length

First Known Use of half-length

1699, in the meaning defined above

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“Half-length.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-length. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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