n. 四分之一; 季度; 一刻钟; 25分硬币; 地区; 群体; 营房; 半圆的月相; 一节; 夸特; 慈悲; 住处
v. 把…分成四等份; 为…提供临时住所
A quarter is one of four equal parts of something.
A quarter of the residents are over 55 years old...
I've got to go in a quarter of an hour...
A quarter is a fixed period of three months. Companies often divide their financial year into four quarters.
The group said results for the third quarter are due on October 29.
When you are telling the time, you use quarter to talk about the fifteen minutes before or after an hour. For example, 8.15 is quarter past eight, and 8.45 is quarter to nine. In American English, you can also say that 8.15 is a quarter after eight and 8.45 is a quarter of nine.
It was a quarter to six...
See you about quarter to nine...
If you quarter something such as a fruit or a vegetable, you cut it into four roughly equal parts.
Chop the mushrooms and quarter the tomatoes.
If the number or size of something is quartered, it is reduced to about a quarter of its previous number or size.
The doses I suggested for adults could be halved or quartered.
A quarter is an American or Canadian coin that is worth 25 cents.
I dropped a quarter into the slot of the pay phone.
A particular quarter of a town is a part of the town where a particular group of people traditionally live or work.
Look for hotels in the French Quarter.
To refer to a person or group you may not want to name, you can talk about the reactions or actions from a particular quarter .
Help came from an unexpected quarter...
There are fears in some quarters that the republic would have little chance of surviving on its own.
The rooms provided for soldiers, sailors, or servants to live in are called their quarters .
Mckinnon went down from deck to the officers' quarters.
If people are quartered somewhere, they are provided with accommodation for a short time, usually while they are working away from home.
Our soldiers are quartered in Peredelkino.
If you do something at close quarters, you do it very near to a particular person or thing.
You can watch aircraft take off or land at close quarters...
If you say that someone was given no quarter, you mean that they were not treated kindly by someone who had power or control over them.
This is not war as you learned it. It is brutal work, with no quarter given.
1. one of four equal parts;
2. a district of a city having some distinguishing character;
3. one of four periods of play into which some games are divided;
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 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
1. provide housing for (military personnel)
2. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him;
3. divide into quarters;
4. divide by four; divide into quarters
district, region, area, section, zone, belt, quarter, neighbourhood
They walked a quarter of a mile down the mountainside.
The city has a busy Chinese quarter.
We should quarter a pineapple.
Please subtract a quarter of the money for your own use.
The acting skill of the player is not a quarter as good as his professional brothers.