One and a half parts of anything that may be divided, or considered as divided.
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One-and-a-half Sentence Examples
The man she just passed was a foot taller than Romas and one and a half times as wide.
One other instance may be given; the equation 2NH3=N2+3H2 represents the decomposition of ammonia gas into nitrogen and hydrogen gases by the electric spark, and it not only conveys the information that a certain relative weight of ammonia, consisting of certain relative weights of hydrogen and nitrogen, is broken up into certain relative weights of hydrogen and nitrogen, but also that the nitrogen will be contained in half the space which contained the ammonia, and that the volume of the hydrogen will be one and a half times as great as that of the original ammonia, so that in the decomposition of ammonia the volume becomes doubled.
The south pavilion of the present house is the original brick building, one and a half storeys high, first occupied by Jefferson in 1770.
It forms colourless transparent crystals, soluble in one and a half parts of cold water and in eight parts of alcohol, which on exposure to ordinary air become opaque through absorption of carbonic acid, which forms a crust of basic carbonate.
When sin 0 = 2A/a, the phases range one and a half periods, and there is revival of illumination.