cover half

cover half

[′kəv·ər ‚haf]
(metallurgy)
The stationary portion of a die.
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If he could reach the bottom and cover half the distance to the tree that stood in the center of the gulch he would feel comparatively safe for then, even if Numa appeared, he felt that he could beat him either to the cliff or to the tree, but to scale the first thirty feet of the cliff rapidly enough to elude the leaping beast would require a running start of at least twenty feet as there were no very good hand- or footholds close to the bottom--he had had to run up the first twenty feet like a squirrel running up a tree that other time he had beaten an infuriated Numa to it.
Under the new cooperation agreement concluded between the Macedonian Ministry of Agriculture and USAID Macedonia, these two institutions will cover half of the required bank guarantees on farming loan with the aim of boosting agriculture and rural development.
The plant started volume production two years ago, with taxpayer funds helping cover half of the USD300m investment.
Audi Watford, which repaired the car, said the bill was "excessive for two diners", but it was "keen to make amends" by agreeing to cover half the bill.
Small businesses must be based in England and employ fewer than 250 staff in order to be eligible for a Growth Voucher worth up to PS2,000 to cover half the cost of strategic advice.
Russia used to cover half of the gas consumption in Ukraine, through which around 50 per cent of Russian gas flows to the European Union.
Michaelides had suggested that teams should increase ticket prices by one euro to cover half the cost of policing.
Dimitrov, as cited by the Bulgarian National Radio, argued that parliamentary and extra-parliamentary political parties had to reach consensus on issuing new debt to cover half of the debts of the National Electric Company (NEK) and to guarantee that there would be no power supply disruptions in the country despite the alarming condition of NEK.
With barely enough feed to cover half the 32 day trip, the animals arrived in a "half starved" state standing in almost 20 inches of manure, according to the agency.
The vehicles will start from a city hotel at noon and cover half the stretch of the Yamuna- Expressway," an organiser said.
Cover half of it with the langoustine mousse, place thelobster chunks on top and roll up into a cigar shape, seal the edge with some of the mousse mixture.
The cost is $99 per employee, but some grant monies may be available to cover half the cost of employee registration fees if certain guidelines are met.