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Definition of "Quarter" :

noun: clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent

"He surrendered but asked for quarter."

noun: piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp

noun: the rear part of a ship

noun: a district of a city having some distinguishing character

"The Latin Quarter."

noun: an unspecified person

"He dropped a word in the right quarter."

noun: a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar

"He fed four quarters into the slot machine."


noun: a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)

noun: a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)

noun: one of four equal parts

"A quarter of a pound."

noun: one of the four major division of the compass

"The wind is coming from that quarter."

noun: a fourth part of a year; three months

"Unemployment fell during the last quarter."

noun: one of four periods into which the school year is divided

"The fall quarter ends at Christmas."

noun: a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour

"It's a quarter til 4."

noun: (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions 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)