Noun(1) one of four equal parts(2) a district of a city having some distinguishing character(3) (football, professional basketball(4) a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour(5) one of four periods into which the school year is divided(6) a fourth part of a year; three months(7) one of the four major division of the compass(8) a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds(9) a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds(10) a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar(11) an unspecified person(12) the rear part of a ship(13) piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp(14) clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
Verb(1) provide housing for (military personnel(2) pull (a person(3) divide into quarters(4) divide by four; divide into quarters
(1) James Gledhill was born March 28, 1829 at quarter before three in the morning.(2) It was supposed to be a tough and ruthless decision, giving the enemy no quarter : but at its heart, it was a decision based on funk.(3) The world's largest media company, the parent of CNN is saying it earned almost a billion dollars in the first quarter .(4) On the 1st of April, it will rise at forty-three minutes past nine in the evening, and pass the meridian at a quarter past two in the morning.(5) In 1927, Southwestern also changed from the quarter system to semesters.(6) the first quarter of the fiscal year(7) When John Updike began publishing short stories a milkshake cost 10 cents and a quarter kept a kid busy for a week.(8) He pulled a Canadian quarter out of the pocket of his black pants and tossed it from hand to hand.(9) Swindon Council is still eyeing up the Wyvern Theatre car park for a flagship central library as well as a museum and art gallery to create a cultural quarter for the town.(10) There was no sign of any fish in its talons when it emerged again, and it flew off, continuing to quarter the river.(11) A number of days elapsed, and then the return journey got under way, and the La Malouine was stationed on the port quarter of the now-called convoy QP14.(12) At a quarter to nine on the morning of September 11, 2001, I was driving down the West Side Highway in Manhattan in a car filled with scholarly texts about Greek tragedy.(13) So, the last day of the quarter I asked each student to try to put their feeling about art into one sentence.(14) This means that Palestinians who want to go and register for their next quarter at university can't.(15) Two thousand metres of walls still surround the quarter , averaging four times the height of the new fence and, in some places, over three metres thick.(16) To do this, carefully pour a base of white paint in a corner, no bigger than the size of a quarter .
(1) first quarter :: eerste kwartaal
1. district ::
2. source ::
4. mercy ::
5. stern ::
6. fourth ::
7. accommodate ::
8. patrol ::
9. draw ::
10. canton ::
Different Formsquarter, quartered, quartering, quarters
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: quarter
Meaning and definitions of quarter, translation in Afrikaans language for quarter with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of quarter in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "quarter"
What quarter means in Afrikaans, quarter meaning in Afrikaans, quarter definition, examples and pronunciation of quarter in Afrikaans language.