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Quarters

Meanings and phrases

quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. housing available for people to live in; living quarters

charge of quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an enlisted man who handles his unit's administrative matters after hours

close quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a situation of being uncomfortably close to someone or something
E.g.
  • By that time, Fairfax and Goring were at close quarters.
  • The Himalayas and the Kanchenjanga may be viewed at close quarters from Pelling.
  • At close quarters, it is a muffled cough, while at long distances it is sharper.

living quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. housing available for people to live in; quarters
E.g.
  • The living quarters are listed as Grade II*.
  • It also provided storage for ammunition and living quarters.
  • House was even provided living quarters within the White House.

military quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. living quarters for personnel on a military post

group quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Census reported that 244 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
  • The Census reported that 1,771 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
  • The Census reported that 1,184 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

winter quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1649 he went upriver and built winter quarters at Anadyrsk.
  • On December 19, Washington's army entered winter quarters at Valley Forge.
  • It subsequently went into winter quarters, guarding the Rappahannock River.

sleeping quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These include the sleeping quarters and the corridor of the "secret room".
  • The sleeping quarters are kept clear of shells, and feces are stored in refuse tunnels.
  • The sleeping quarters, officer's room, locker room and bathroom are on the second floor.

slave quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nearby are a one-story slave quarters and a smokehouse.
  • There are slave quarters, smokehouses, springhouses, corn cribs, and tobacco barns.
  • James and Lillian ran the Elioak Farm, moving into the updated stone slave quarters.

first three quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Neither team scored through the first three quarters.
  • The first three quarters are the same as the Arms of the United Kingdom.
  • During the first three quarters of 2017, there was a 67% increase over the same period in 2016.

general quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 21 February, the ship went to general quarters twice to beat off an air attack.
  • "Tappahannock" went to general quarters immediately to be ready should another attack be launched.
  • After going to general quarters at 04:58, the destroyer escort remained at battle stations throughout the day.

new quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It moved into new quarters at 1427 F Street NW.
  • Cullen arrives at his new quarters, the Swede's old caboose.
  • In December 1972, the "News Chief" moved from its downtown plant to new quarters.

staff quarters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a basement and staff quarters in the building.
  • The staff quarters are at the northern part of the island.
  • The clinic closed in 1951 and the site was temporarily used by the adjacent Fairfield Hospital as staff quarters and storerooms.
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