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halving

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The process of adjusting magnetic compass correctors so as to remove half of the deviation on the opposite cardinal or adjacent intercardinal headings to those on which adjustment was originally made when all deviation was removed; this action is taken to equalize the error on opposite headings.

halving

The cutting away of two wood members at their ends, each to half its thickness; when the two cut surfaces are placed together, a lap joint or half-lap joint is obtained.
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Because the world's population is rising, halving the proportion of people suffering from hunger (and extreme poverty) means that the number will not be halved.
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IN their annual match North Wales beat Shropshire & Herefordshire 10-8, winning five and halving one of the last six singles at the Henlle Park club near Oswestry.
But they lost the afternoon singles 6 1/2 -3 1/2 and the match 8 1/2 -6 1/2 , Dykes halving with Richardson, while Nigel Edwards and Cennydd Mills won their matches and Matthews and Evans also halved.
The next three singles all went to the 18th, Lofthouse beating Sam Baker by one up, Robin Hughes beating Tom Lowery two up and Alyn Torrence halving his match with Tom Benbow to make the score 6 1/2 -4 1/2 .
And with captain O'Hare gaining Anglesey's only other victory and Mark Parry halving with Nick Lofthouse, the visitors sealed the match after winning the singles5 1 / 2 -2 1 ANGLESEY 5 CAERNARFONSHIRE 7 RESULTS (Anglesey names first) FOURSOMES: David Lovell & Robert Jones (Rhosneigr) bt Lee Jones (Conwy) & Tom Neal (North Wales) 3 & 1; Danial Roberts & Robbie Macvicar (Baron Hill) halved with Nick Lofthouse (Maesdu) & Joe Soar (Royal St.
There were victories for Abergele pair Luke Murray and Iain Hayes and Evans and Runcie, with Clays pair Adam Partington and Andrew Evans halving their match with Lee Hinks Edwards and Alex Bradbrooke.
Caernarfonshire took a firm grip on things when they won three and halved one of the morning foursomes,before winning four and halving one of the afternoon singles.
Division Two champions are Anglesey with the best record in the league winning eight and halving one of their 10 matches to total 53 points.
The Cheshire lads who had won their first five matches of the season never really got into this one, winning one and halving another of the six morning foursomes.
Frank Greas ves' side won four and halved one of the foursomes then had too much for the North Yorkshire side at the top of the singles, clinching the points well before the end, winning seven of the head-to-head battles and halving two.