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[haf-kuhp, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈkʌp, ˈhɑf-/
half of a cup, equal to 4 fluid ounces (0.1 liter) or 8 tablespoons. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • They're starchy vegetables, but a half-cup provides as much protein as an ounce of meat.
  • Place them in a pot with half-cup water, and turn heat to high.
  • Pour a half-cup of water out of the one-gallon container and into a clear bowl.

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