Associations to the word «Quarter»


QUARTER, adjective. Pertaining to an aspect of a quarter.
QUARTER, adjective. (chiefly) Consisting of a fourth part, a quarter (1/4, 25%).
QUARTER, adjective. (chiefly) Related to a three-month term, a quarter of a year.
QUARTER, noun. Any fourth of something, particularly:
QUARTER, noun. A quarter-dollar, divided into 25 cents; the coin of that value minted in the United States or Canada.
QUARTER, noun. (Now primarily financial) A quarter of the year, 3 months; a season.
QUARTER, noun. (historical) The quarter-ton or tun, divided into 8 bushels, the medieval English unit of volume and weight named by the Magna Carta as the basis for measures of wine, ale, and grain
QUARTER, noun. (historical) The quarter-yard, divided into 4 nails, an obsolete English unit of length long used in the cloth trade
QUARTER, noun. (historical) The watch: A quarter of the night, nominally 3 hours but varying over the year.
QUARTER, noun. (heraldiccharge) A charge occupying a fourth of a coat of arms, larger than a canton and normally on the upper dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top meeting a horizontal line from the side.
QUARTER, noun. Any substantial fraction of something less than half, particularly:
QUARTER, noun. A division or section of a town or other area, whether or not it constituted a fourth of the whole.
QUARTER, noun. (usually plural) A living place, from which:
QUARTER, noun. (military slang) (now rare) A quartermaster; a quartermaster sergeant.
QUARTER, noun. (uncountable) (no quarter) (obsolete except in phrase ) Amity, friendship, concord; (now) accommodation given to a defeated opponent, mercy.
QUARTER, noun. The part on either side of a horse's hoof between the toe and heel, the side of its coffin.
QUARTER, noun. (nautical) The aftmost part of a vessel's side, roughly from the last mast to the stern.
QUARTER, verb. (transitive) To divide into quarters.
QUARTER, verb. (transitive) To provide housing for military personnel or other equipment.
QUARTER, verb. (intransitive) To lodge; to have a temporary residence.
QUARTER, verb. (transitive) To quartersaw.
QUARTER, verb. (obsolete) To drive a carriage so as to prevent the wheels from going into the ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the wheels.
QUARTER BADGE, noun. (nautical) An ornament on the side of a vessel near the stern.
QUARTER BATHROOM, noun. (US) A room with a toilet, but no shower or bathtub, and typically no sink; a water closet.
QUARTER BELT, noun. A belt connecting pulleys whose axles are at right angles; a quarter turn belt
QUARTER BILL, noun. (nautical) A list specifying the different stations to be taken by the officers and crew in time of action, and the names of the men assigned to each.
QUARTER BLANKET, noun. A blanket used under the saddle of a horse
QUARTER BLOCK, noun. (nautical) A block fitted under the quarters of a yard on each side of the slings, through which the clewlines and sheets are reeved.
QUARTER BOTTLE, noun. A bottle of wine containing 0.1875 liters of fluid, 1/4 the volume of a standard bottle.
QUARTER CRACK, noun. Crack in a horse's forefoot; a sand crack
QUARTER DAY, noun. Each of the four days customarily regarded as starting a new quarter year.
QUARTER DAYS, noun. Plural of quarter day
QUARTER DECK, noun. Alternative spelling of quarterdeck
QUARTER DECKS, noun. Plural of quarter deck
QUARTER FARTHING, noun. (history of numismatics) A British coin, produced for circulation in Ceylon 1839–1853, which, at a face value of ⅟₁₆d. (£⅟₃₈₄₀), is the lowest denomination of coin ever minted for the United Kingdom.
QUARTER FINAL, noun. Alternative form of quarter-final
QUARTER GLASS, noun. (vehicles) the small triangular-shaped side window on some vehicles.
QUARTER GUNNER, noun. (nautical) A petty officer who assists the gunner.
QUARTER HORSE, noun. An American breed of horse originally bred for short-distance racing.
QUARTER HORSES, noun. Plural of quarter horse
QUARTER JACK, noun. An automaton, on a clock, that strikes a bell every quarter hour
QUARTER LIGHT, noun. (British) a small triangular side window in a motor car
QUARTER MOON, noun. (astronomy) Either of the intermediate stages between the new and full moons. In spite of the name, half of the Moon's visible portion is lit up during a quarter moon.
QUARTER NETTINGS, noun. (nautical) (obsolete) Hammock nettings along a ship's quarter rails.
QUARTER NOTE, noun. (music) A musical note one beat long in 4/4 time.
QUARTER NOTES, noun. Plural of quarter note
QUARTER OF, noun. (US) (idiomatic) quarter to, fifteen minutes before the next hour
QUARTER OF AN HOUR, noun. Fifteen minutes.
QUARTER PAST, noun. (idiomatic) Fifteen minutes past any hour.
QUARTER REST, noun. (music) A rest of the same duration as a quarter note.
QUARTER RESTS, noun. Plural of quarter rest
QUARTER SAW, verb. Alternative spelling of quartersaw
QUARTER SAWED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of quarter saw
QUARTER SAWING, verb. Present participle of quarter saw
QUARTER SAWS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quarter saw
QUARTER TO, noun. Fifteen minutes before the next hour.
QUARTER TONE, noun. (music) The musical interval equal to one quarter of a tone or 1/24 of an octave; half a semitone.
QUARTER TONES, noun. Plural of quarter tone
QUARTER WAITER, noun. (obsolete) A gentleman usher on duty in the English court for three months of each year.
QUARTER WAITERS, noun. Plural of quarter waiter

Dictionary definition

QUARTER, noun. One of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound".
QUARTER, noun. A district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter".
QUARTER, noun. (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter".
QUARTER, noun. A unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour; "it's a quarter til 4"; "a quarter after 4 o'clock".
QUARTER, noun. One of four periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter ends at Christmas".
QUARTER, noun. A fourth part of a year; three months; "unemployment fell during the last quarter".
QUARTER, noun. One of the four major division of the compass; "the wind is coming from that quarter".
QUARTER, noun. A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds).
QUARTER, noun. A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds).
QUARTER, noun. A United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar; "he fed four quarters into the slot machine".
QUARTER, noun. An unspecified person; "he dropped a word in the right quarter".
QUARTER, noun. The rear part of a ship.
QUARTER, noun. Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp.
QUARTER, noun. Clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent; "he surrendered but asked for quarter".
QUARTER, verb. Provide housing for (military personnel).
QUARTER, verb. Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes".
QUARTER, verb. Divide into quarters; "quarter an apple".
QUARTER, verb. Divide by four; divide into quarters.

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