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Definitions and Synonyms of half-length | Another word for half-length | What is half-length?

Definition 1: a portrait showing the body from only the waist up - [noun denoting artifact]

(half-length is a kind of ...) any likeness of a person, in any medium

"the photographer made excellent portraits"

Definition 2: abridged to half its original length - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(half-length is similar to ...) (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting

"an abridged version"

Definition 3: representing only the upper half of the body - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where half-length or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a half-length portrait

(half-length is similar to ...) low in stature; not tall

"he was short and stocky" "short in stature" "a short smokestack" "a little man"

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