Explicație quarter în Dicționarul Englez Englez

quarter

('kwrtər )

substantiv
piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
substantiv
the rear part of a ship
substantiv
a district of a city having some distinguishing character
"the Latin Quarter"

substantiv
an unspecified person
"he dropped a word in the right quarter"

substantiv
a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar
"he fed four quarters into the slot machine"

substantiv
a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
substantiv
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
substantiv
one of four equal parts
"a quarter of a pound"

substantiv
one of the four major division of the compass
"the wind is coming from that quarter"

substantiv
a fourth part of a year
three months
"unemployment fell during the last quarter"

substantiv
one of four periods into which the school year is divided
"the fall quarter ends at Christmas"

substantiv
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"

substantiv
one of four periods of play into which some games are divided
"both teams scored in the first quarter"

verb
divide by four
divide into quarters
verb
divide into quarters
"quarter an apple"

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"

verb
provide housing for (military personnel)




Sinonime:
(substantiv) fourth, poop, stern, tail
(verb) billet, draw