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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half of the deviation on the opposite cardinal or adjacent intercardinal headings to those on which adjustment was originally made when all deviation was removed; this action is taken to equalize the error on opposite headings.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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We will halve the maximum again and we will halve the average again.
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Tuck the onion halves, lemon halves and star anise (if using) around the joint, then pour the stock around it - don't disturb that sticky topping.
Referees add more time to second halves than to first halves.
It is important to remember that when the two halves separate, the breech block remains with the front half and the hammer remains with the rear half.
Place the shredded lettuce on the bottom halves of the buns.
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