quarter

  1. one of four equal parts
  2. a district of a city having some distinguishing character
  3. one of four periods of play into which some games are divided
  4. one of four periods into which the school year is divided
  5. a fourth part of a year; three months
  6. one of the four major division of the compass
  7. a US coin worth one fourth of a dollar
  8. an unspecified person
  9. the rear part of a sh......

    QUARTER

    The sides of a boat aft of amidships

    Quarter

    Backstage pre-show call given 20 minutes before curtain up (15 minutes before beginners).

    Quarter

    In architecture a quarter is a small piece of timber used in the construction of a wooden partition.
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    quarter

    [Noun] Plural form: quarters. One of four equal parts. It is also the name of an American coin.
    Example: As there were four of us I cut the cake into quarters.
    Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/

    Quarter

    Ancient Measurement Terms: 2 stones ie. 28 pounds.
    Found on http://www.hemyockcastle.co.uk/measure.htm

    Quarter

    A binding of which only the back strip or spine is of the specified material.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20208

    quarter

    [n] - one of four periods of play into which some games are divided 2. [n] - a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour 3. [n] - one of four periods into which the school year is divided 4. [n] - a fourth part of a year 5. [n] - one of the four major division of the compass 6. [n] - a quarter of a hundredw...
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    Quarter

    (US Currency and Slang) - 25 cents.
    Found on http://www.hemyockcastle.co.uk/money.htm

    Quarter

    A old measure of weight used in grain. Wheat-4½ cwt, Barley-4cwt, Oats-3cwt.
    Found on http://www.lethamshank.co.uk/glossary/glossary.php?letter=Q

    Quarter

    Direction between directly astern and abeam is 'on the quarter'. The corner between the gunwhale and the transom on each side.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20645

    Quarter

    One of four equal parts. Note: a quarter is also an outdated British unit of weight 1 quarter = 28 pounds (lb). See also: Half, Pound.
    Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/q/u/quarter/source.html

    Quarter

    Quar'ter noun [ French quartier , Latin quartarius a fourth part, from quartus the fourth. See Quart .] 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/Q/5

    Quarter

    Quar'ter (kwär'tẽr) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Quartered ; present participle & verbal noun Quartering .] 1. To divide into four equal parts. 2. To divide; to separate into parts or regions. &#x...
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    Quarter

    Quar'ter intransitive verb [ French cartayer .] 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. « Every creature that met us would rely on us for quartering De Quincey.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/Q/5

    quarter

    1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a yard, of an hour, etc. Hence, specifically: The fourth of a hundred-weight, being 25 or 28 pounds, according as the hundredweight is reckoned at 100 or 112 pounds. ... The fourth of a ton in wei...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    quarter

    noun clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent; `he surrendered but asked for quarter`
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    quarter

    draw and 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`
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    Quarter

    • (n.) One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a yard, of an hour, etc. • (v. t.) The fourth part of the distance from one point of the compass to another, being the fourth part of 11
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    quarter

    (from the article `heraldry`) ...orles set closely together. The small shield used as a charge is an inescutcheon and often is used to bear the arms of an heraldic heiress (a ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/q/4

    Quarter

    One of the four three-month periods into which the calendar year is divided for the reporting of economic data.
    Found on http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/q.html

    Quarter

    [urban subdivision] A quarter is a section of an urban settlement. Its borders can be administratively chosen (then denoted as borough), and it may have its own administrative structure (subordinate to that of the city, town or other urban area). Such a division is particularly common in countries like Poland (dzielnica), Serbia (четвр...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quarter_(urban_subdivision)

    QUARTER

    Refers to a quarter of a mile (roughly 400 meters). There are four quarters in the last mile (1609 meters) of every race, which is used when determining sectional times.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21679

    QUARTER

    That area or portion of standing timber assigned to a faller.
    Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary060.htm

    Quarter

    The sides of a boat aft of amidships.
    Found on http://www.sailinglinks.com/glossary.htm
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