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- n. Plural form of quarter.
- n. (military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
- n. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
- n. quarterfinals.
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- n. housing available for people to live in
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“compound quartering,” and quarters A, D are _quarters quarterly_, and B is _a quarter quarterly of six_, while C remains unaffected by the secondary process.
One of the hilarious if somewhat disgusting themes we've heard from certain quarters is that Obama will win because he's black.
Using a sharp knife cut each pear into quarters from the top down.
In certain quarters, you do hear people saying that there is nothing to celebrate.
No one has addressed these questions, no one has taken the long term view, the Empire thinks in quarters of a year, not decades of a century.
Cut the chayotes in quarters lengthwise, skin, soft white seed and all.
You are right, productivity lagged two quarters is a great leading indicatoir.
In any case, when I saw post after post going up on the progressive side of the aisle, while at that point nothing had appeared in quarters where one might reasonably have expected it, I found that mildly ironic; so I dropped Collins a line asking the obvious question.
I found that the French franc is also of very similar size and weight - got one in a roll of quarters from the bank no less!
It may be a big galaxy, but it was pretty close-quarters from a television standpoint.