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  Words related to quarter

Related / Similar Words: stern, after part, poop, tail, one-fourth, fourth, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern, draw, draw and quarter, billet, canton

 

Definition:
  • piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp;
  • the rear part of a ship;
  • a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter";
  • an unspecified person; "he dropped a word in the right quarter";
  • a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar; "he fed four quarters into the slot machine";
  • a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds);
  • a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds);
  • one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound";
  • one of the four major division of the compass; "the wind is coming from that quarter";
  • a fourth part of a year; three months; "unemployment fell during the last quarter";
  • one of four periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter ends at Christmas";
  • 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";
  • one of four periods of play into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter";
  • divide by four; divide into quarters;
  • divide into quarters; "quarter an apple";
  • 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";
  • provide housing for (military personnel);

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    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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