halftime
noun Date: 1871 an intermission between halves of a game or contest (as in football or basketball)

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  • halftime — half time n. an intermission between the first and second half of a game, especially a football game. Also used attributively, as the halftime entertainment [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halftime — ☆ halftime [haf′tīm΄ ] n. the rest period between halves of a football game, basketball game, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Halftime — Artículo o sección sin relevancia enciclopédica aparente: el asunto o la redacción inducen a creer que debería ser borrado. Por favor, añade argumentos o edita el artículo, según corresponda, y añade referencias a fuentes fiables e independientes …   Wikipedia Español

  • halftime — /haf tuym , hahf /, n. 1. the period indicating completion of half the time allowed for an activity, as for a football or basketball game or an examination. 2. Sports. the intermission or rest period between the two halves of a football,… …   Universalium

  • Halftime — Half|time 〈[ha:ftaım] f. 10; schweiz.〉 Halbzeit [engl.] * * * Half|time [ ha:fta̮im], die; , s [engl. halftime, aus: half = halb u. time = Zeit] (Sport): Halbzeit. * * * Half|time [ ha:ftaɪm] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • halftime — noun The halftime show, the primary light entertainment of a game, after the second quarter when players can physically recover, coaches can berate players with a pep talk, bets can be doubled, etc …   Wiktionary

  • halftime — half′time or half′ time n. 1) spo the intermission or rest period between the two halves of a football, basketball, or other game 2) pertaining to or taking place during a halftime • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Halftime — Half time L half time (mi temps en anglais) désigne les festivités estudiantines belges organisées par les étudiants au moment correspond à la moitié de leur cursus (par exemple, vers la moitié de la 3e année pour les études en 5 ans et la moitié …   Wikipédia en Français

  • halftime — HALF TIME s.n. Repriză sportivă. [pr.: haftáim] – cuv. engl. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  HALF TIME s.n. (Sport) Repriză. [pron. half taim. / < engl. half time]. Trimis de LauraGellner …   Dicționar Român

  • Halftime — Half|time auch: Half Time 〈 [ha:ftaım] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: s; schweiz.; Sport〉 Halbzeit [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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