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Quarter

Meanings and phrases

quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of four equal parts; one-fourth; fourth; one-quarter; fourth part; twenty-five percent; quartern
  2. a district of a city having some distinguishing character
  3. (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
  4. a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
  5. one of four periods into which the school year is divided
  6. a fourth part of a year; three months
  7. one of the four major division of the compass
  8. a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
  9. a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
  10. a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
  11. an unspecified person
  12. piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
  13. clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
  14. the rear part of a ship; stern; after part; poop; tail

quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; draw; draw and quarter
  2. provide housing for (military personnel); billet; canton
  3. divide into quarters
  4. divide by four; divide into quarters

Latin Quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life; Left Bank

draw and quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; draw; quarter

every quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in three month intervals; quarterly
E.g.
  • A lightning arrester was installed every quarter mile.
  • When they arrive in Nairobi, the villagers seek help from every quarter.
  • That result for cubes of odd size is obviously true since every quarter turn has even parity.

first quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first fourth of the Moon's period of revolution around the Earth
E.g.
  • The score was 7–6 at the end of the first quarter.
  • Growth slowed to 4.1% in the first quarter of 2013.
  • At the end of the first quarter, Virginia led 17–0.

last quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the last fourth of the Moon's period of revolution around the Earth
E.g.
  • These are planned for the last quarter of 2011.
  • No time code is sent during the last quarter of an hour.
  • A pass from Ike Armstrong to Wop Glover in the last quarter got the win.

quarter crack

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a crack on the inside of a horse's forefoot

quarter day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due

quarter horse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia

quarter mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile; 440 yards
E.g.
  • A lightning arrester was installed every quarter mile.
  • Performance was 7.7 seconds for with a 15.9 s/86.4 mph quarter mile run.
  • In 1904 he was eliminated in the semi-final of the quarter mile competition.

quarter note

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note; crotchet

quarter plate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a photographic plate measuring 3.25 inches by 4.25 inches

quarter pound

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 4 ounces avoirdupois

quarter rest

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a musical rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole rest

quarter round

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse; ovolo; thumb

quarter section

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side

quarter sessions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions

quarter stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock with a par value of $25/share

quarter tone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. half of a semitone; quarter-tone

fourth quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Purdue added 10 more points in the fourth quarter.
  • Late in the fourth quarter, Navy took the lead, 22–21.
  • Fordham was shut out until 2:14 in the fourth quarter.

third quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Michigan held a 10-point lead in the third quarter.
  • The Argos completed the scoring in the third quarter.
  • Florida opened the third quarter with a three and out.

second quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UCF received a kickoff to begin the second quarter.
  • In the second quarter, the teams traded the lead.
  • In the second quarter, UCF scored 20 unanswered points.

quarter finals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The quarter finals were played on March 27, 1985.
  • The quarter finals were played on March 12, 1975.
  • She lost in the quarter finals to Trina Gulliver.

quarter final

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, they lost in the quarter final to Sweden.
  • Brazil were beaten 1–0 by France in the quarter final.
  • They reached the quarter final of the Scottish League Cup.

final quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Brisbane Lions fought back in the final quarter.
  • However, two touchdowns in the final quarter gave WVU the victory.
  • The final quarter of the book returns to the setting of "Fleet of Worlds".

quarter when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Michigan scored first late in the first quarter when Brandon Minor ran in a 2-yard TD.
  • Michigan responded late in the quarter when Brandon Minor ran for a touchdown from 3 yards.
  • Vanderbilt remained in the lead through the fourth quarter when Alabama scored a trio of touchdowns.

quarter lengths

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Triple Crown by one and three quarter lengths.
  • He won the race by three and a quarter lengths from Tidal Bay.
  • He took the lead between the last two hurdles and won by two and a quarter lengths from Mossley.

quarter century

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The modern, bright logo represents refreshed vigor for the work of the next quarter century.
  • For the next quarter century, Poland was often a pawn in Russia's campaigns against other powers.
  • The "Lizzie Throop" encountered some misfortunes on the lakes in her quarter century on the lakes.

quarter scoring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UCF took command in the second quarter scoring a touchdown on the following drive.
  • Mallett hit Michael Smith for a 29-yard passing touchdown to close the third quarter scoring.
  • Nebraska capped the third quarter scoring with another 21-yard Spielman touchdown reception from Martinez.

last quarter mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fallon restrained the filly in the early stages before moving forward in the last quarter mile.
  • Billesdon Brook raced towards the rear of the field before making a forward move approaching the last quarter mile.
  • He looked exhausted however in the last quarter mile and was overtaken by the 33/1 outsider Felstead who won by one and a half lengths.

reached the quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2012 Olympics, two boxers reached the quarter finals.
  • Greebe reached the quarter finals of the 2007 Dutch Open.
  • They reached the quarter final of the Scottish League Cup.

nearly a quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A century ago, Europe had nearly a quarter of the world's population.
  • In 2005, nearly a quarter of the population was employed by industrial factories.
  • On election day, Shafer was victorious by a margin of nearly a quarter of a million votes.

quarter of all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bycatch represents about a quarter of all marine catch.
  • By 1991 a quarter of all patrols were by air.
  • A quarter of all the trips in the country made on bicycles, one quarter of them to work.

scoreless first quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After a scoreless first quarter, Notre Dame took a 14-0 lead in the second quarter.
  • After a scoreless first quarter, both teams scored their only touchdown in the second.
  • After a scoreless first quarter, Pittsburgh began their dominance in the second quarter.

each quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The clock counts down from 15:00 in each quarter.
  • By 2001 the school enrolled 600 students each quarter.
  • 91 days or 13 weeks, each quarter.

quarter via

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Purdue added 7 points in the third quarter via a 36-yard Blough pass to Terry Wright.
  • Purdue added seven points in the fourth quarter via a 45-yard touchdown run by D. J. Knox.
  • Minnesota opened the scoring in the first quarter via a 24-yard field goal by Emmit Carpenter.

almost a quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In a 2002 survey, almost a quarter of residents "did not consider themselves Spanish at all".
  • The report urged clinicians to ‘Think Sepsis’ after almost a quarter of maternal deaths were from sepsis.
  • Although Urbach–Wiethe disease can be found worldwide, almost a quarter of reported diagnoses are in South Africa.

rear quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A "Half Panel" (RPO code AA5) rear quarter window delete option was available from 2008 - 2010 model years.
  • The word "POLICE" is printed in large text on the side of the car, and "MPDC", with the MPD shield splitting MP and DC, on the rear quarter panels of the vehicle.
  • The wheelbase was shortened from 168 inches to 140 inches (nine inches longer than the Suburban), and the Bronco rear quarter panels, hardtop, and tailgate were mated to the pickup bodywork.

only a quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By contrast, the worker shares half of her genes with her sons and only a quarter with her brothers.
  • The new pennies were known as quarting because they contained only a quarter of the silver content of the old currency.
  • In the early 1950s in Florida, 200,000 people had no access to library services and only a quarter of the population had adequate service.

per quarter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Protestant boys received a free education, while Catholic boys paid £1 per quarter.
  • In the Seventh-day Adventist Church the Holy Communion service customarily is celebrated once per quarter.
  • Volunteers continue to keep the center running, donating an average of 400 hours per quarter and maintaining the building's interior and exterior.
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