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  Definition of quarter
  1. piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
  2. the rear part of a ship
  3. a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"
  4. an unspecified person; "he dropped a word in the right quarter"
  5. a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar; "he fed four quarters into the slot machine"
  6. a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
  7. a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
  8. one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"
  9. one of the four major division of the compass; "the wind is coming from that quarter"
  10. a fourth part of a year; three months; "unemployment fell during the last quarter"
  11. one of four periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter ends at Christmas"
  12. 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"
  13. one of four periods of play into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter"
  14. divide by four; divide into quarters
  15. divide into quarters; "quarter an apple"
  16. 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"
  17. provide housing for (military personnel)
Similar Words: stern, after part, poop, tail, one-fourth, fourth, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern, draw, draw and quarter, billet, canton

 

Hyponyms: ghetto, kasbah, casbah, medina, barrio

 

Part Meronyms: upper, ship, hundredweight, cwt, long hundredweight, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintal, school year, academic year, hour, hr, 60 minutes

 

Derivational Morphology: draw, draw and quarter, quartering, one-fourth, fourth, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern, camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac, billet, living quarters, quarters

 

Anagrams: quartet

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: çerek   Catalan: quart  
Chinese: 四分之一   Croatian: četvrt  
Danish: kvart and kvatal   Dutch: kwart and kwartaal  
Esperanto: kvarono   Estonian: neljandik  
Finnish: neljännes and neljännesvuosi   French: quart and trimestre  
German: Quartal and Viertel   Greek: τέταρτο  
Hebrew: רבע and רבעון   Hungarian: negyed  
Icelandic: fjórðungur   Indonesian: kuartal and seperempat  
Interlingua: quarto and trimestre   Italian: quarto  
Japanese: 4半期 and 四分の一   Korean: 사본의 일  
Kurdish: چاره‌ک   Malayalam: കാല്‍  
Polish: kwartał and ćwierć   Portuguese: quarto and trimestre  
Romanian: sfert   Russian: квартал and четверть  
Spanish: cuarto and trimestre   Swedish: fjärdedel and kvartal  
Telugu: త్రైమాసికం and పావు భాగం  
 
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