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half step

noun
1.
Music. semitone.
2.
Military. a step 15 inches (38 cm) long in quick time and 18 inches (46 cm) long in double time.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for half-step

half-step

noun
1.
(music, US & Canadian) another word for semitone
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Slang definitions & phrases for half-step

half-step

verb
  1. To act tough but then back down when challenged
  2. To do something halfway, insufficiently, or incompetently

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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