# halving

## EnglishEdit

### VerbEdit

**halving**

### NounEdit

**halving** (*plural* **halvings**)

- (mathematics) The process or instance of dividing in half.
*There are several recursion theorems for large sets, such that a single new***halving**results in several new infinite families of**halvings**.

**1994**, David C. Schneider,*Quantitative Ecology: Spatial and Temporal Scaling*(page 36)- Similitude applies to proportional changes, such as doublings,
**halvings**, or quarterings; it does not apply to additive changes.

- Similitude applies to proportional changes, such as doublings,