Definition of Quarter in English :
Define Quarter in English
Quarter meaning in English
Meaning of Quarter in English
Pronunciation of Quarter in English
Quarter pronunciation in English
Pronounce Quarter in Englishsee synonyms of quarter
one of four equal parts
Example Sentences:'a quarter of a pound'
a district of a city having some distinguishing character
Example Sentences:'the Latin Quarter'
(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
Example Sentences:'both teams scored in the first quarter'
a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
Example Sentences:'it's a quarter til 4''a quarter after 4 o'clock'
one of four periods into which the school year is divided
Example Sentences:'the fall quarter ends at Christmas'
a fourth part of a year; three months
Example Sentences:'unemployment fell during the last quarter'
one of the four major division of the compass
Example Sentences:'the wind is coming from that quarter'
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
Example Sentences:'he fed four quarters into the slot machine'
an unspecified person
Example Sentences:'he dropped a word in the right quarter'
piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
Example Sentences:'he surrendered but asked for quarter'
pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
Example Sentences:'in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes'
divide into quarters
Example Sentences:'quarter an apple'
divide by four; divide into quarters
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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