quarter

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  • The houses were built to almost full scale after previously being three-quarter size.
  • The south-west quarter of the kingdom was his beyond question. Cited from Essays in Rebellion, by Henry W. Nevinson
  • Before reaching the last half, he must complete the next quarter of the distance.
  • The station was to be placed at the point where the four quarters met.
  • It also provides about a quarter of the country's natural gas.
  • A century ago, Europe had nearly a quarter of the world's population.
  • The ground floor was used mostly for commercial activities and the upper floor as the family living quarter.
  • Not long after the new quarters were opened, the student body increased to over two thousand.
  • Three quarters of people spoke a language other than English at home.
  • Only about one quarter of the length is shown.
  • Then, instead of going into winter quarters, he prepared his army for a winter campaign.
  • Over the next quarter century, he wrote only four science fiction novels.
  • A quarter of the people in the Soviet Union were wounded or killed.
  • The war had cost Britain about a quarter of her national wealth.
  • These difficulties occur a quarter to a third of the time on average.
  • It is found in the south-eastern quarter of Australia.
  • It is found in the south eastern quarter of Australia.
  • During each of the first three quarters students are assigned to teams of four-to-five students.
  • The empire covered more than, almost a quarter of the Earth's total land area.
  • Originally the design also included living quarters and a conference building, but they were never actually built.
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Meaning of quarter

  • noun A district of a city having some distinguishing character
    the Latin Quarter
  • noun (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
    both teams scored in the first 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
  • noun One of four periods into which the school year is divided
    the fall quarter ends at Christmas
  • noun A fourth part of a year; three months
    unemployment fell during the last quarter
  • noun One of the four major division of the compass
    the wind is coming from that quarter
  • noun A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
  • noun A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
  • noun A united states or canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
    he fed four quarters into the slot machine
  • noun An unspecified person
    he dropped a word in the right quarter
  • noun Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
  • noun Clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
    he surrendered but asked for quarter
  • verb Provide housing for (military personnel)
  • verb Divide into quarters
    quarter an apple
  • verb Divide by four; divide into quarters