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Responding to Blake's comments, HRA PR manager, Paul Struthers, said: "We made the scales's software requirements very clear to Avery at the outset of the project in the spring and, in line with historical practice, we specified that the new electronic scales should round down to the nearest half pound, once the exact weight had been captured by the scales.
When a half pound of gold has twenty-three parts of gold and one part from another metal (silver, copper, or whatever it may be), it is said that it is 23-carat gold.
Women who gained less than one half pound per week had a 17.
One pound of worms can process about a half pound of garbage a day.
A person who smokes two packs of cigarettes day inhales more than a half pound of black, sticky tar per year.
The compound raises the metabolic rate in rodents by 10 to 30 percent, which would translate into a weight loss of about a half pound per week in humans, says Robert L.
Two restaurants in Washington dumped on more than a half pound each.
The only problem is they are a bit pricey - $20 per quarter pound; $36 per half pound and $52 per pound.
In the second half Pound added another penalty, ex-Orrel winger Jamie Bartle marked his Sheffield debut with a fine try and Pound converted a late try by the other winger, Mark Allatt.
The dose we're giving is equivalent to about a half pound of salmon every day," says Sacks.
It explains there is "the equivalent of three quarters of a pint fresh liquid milk in every half pound of milk chocolate".
The "picosatellites" weigh less than one- half pound each and measures 4x3x1 inches.
Self contained and weighing in at less than a half pound with batteries, ATC2K shoots full color digital video in 640 x 480 VGA at 30 frames per second.
New Sirloin Steak Tips & Shrimp -- a half pound of juicy, mouthwatering sirloin tips, sauteed onions, green peppers and baby Portabella mushrooms with Friendly's special Worcestershire sauce glaze, plus a generous portion of succulent fried shrimp.