happening every 30 minutes
half-hourly news programmes[/ex]

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  • half-hourly — adj, adv BrE done or happening every half hour ▪ Trains depart at half hourly intervals from 10.30 am until 4.00 pm …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-hourly — adjective happening every 30 minutes: half hourly news bulletins …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Half-hourly — Half hour ly ( our l[y^]), a. Done or happening at intervals of half an hour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-hourly — half hour ► NOUN 1) (also half an hour) a period of thirty minutes. 2) a point in time thirty minutes after a full hour of the clock. DERIVATIVES half hourly adjective & adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • half-hourly — Cyclic Cyc lic (s?k l?k or s? kl?k), Cyclical Cyc lic*al (s?k l? kal), a. [Cf. F. cycluque, Gr. kykliko s, fr. ky klos See {Cycle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-hourly — adjective, adverb done or happening every half hour: the half hourly chimes of the clock …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-hourly — UK / US adjective happening every 30 minutes half hourly news bulletins …   English dictionary

  • half-hourly — adjective /ˈhaf aʊəli/ (say hahf owuhlee) 1. of or lasting a half hour. 2. occurring once every half hour. –adverb /haf ˈaʊəli/ (say hahf owuhlee) 3. during a half hour …  

  • half-hourly — I adjective occurring ever half hour • Similar to: ↑periodic, ↑periodical II adverb every thirty minutes, every half hour …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-hourly — adverb or adjective see half hour …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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