half-length definition

  • noun:
    • A portrait that shows just the upper half and arms of one.
    • a portrait showing the human body from only the waist up
  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning a half-length portrait.
    • Of half the entire length.
    • Of half your whole or ordinary size, as a picture.
    • representing just the top half the body
    • abridged to half its initial length
  • others:
    • Of half the full or ordinary length; showing only the top an element of the human body, as a portrait.

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